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Quality assured research synthesis documents from a selected set of publishers who focus is on supporting evidence-informed decision-making on issues relevant to international development

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Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
The Campbell Collaboration 2015
There are estimated to be over one billion people with disabilities globally and 80% of them live in low- and middle-income countries. They are often excluded from education, health, and employment and other aspects of society leading...
Women's Networks in MENA
E. Browne (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Women’s networks in MENA: Map and analyse the international/cross-country women’s networks across the Middle East and North Africa. This rapid mapping report g...
Links between women’s empowerment (or lack of) and outbreaks of violent conflict
S. Herbert (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2014
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Links between women’s empowerment (or lack of) and outbreaks of violent conflict: What evidence exists for links between women’s empowerment (or lack of) and outbreaks ...
Links between gender-based violence and outbreaks of violent conflict
S. Herbert (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2014
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Links between gender-based violence and outbreaks of violent conflict: What evidence exists for links between gender-based violence and outbreaks of violent conflict? Ke...
Helpdesk Report: Mental health of women and girls in developing countries
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
Mental disorders contribute to 13 per cent of the global burden of disease worldwide. The majority-almost three quarters-of this burden occurs in low-and middle-income countries (LMIC). Gender is a critical determinant of mental healt...
Learning from an interrupted evaluation: Lessons from the randomized impact evaluation “Female Empowerment and Occupational Impacts of Vocational Training in the day - to - day life of the oases in rural Mauritania”
A.L. Jameel / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2014
Security is an important parameter to consider when thinking of, designing and implementing a randomized impact evaluation. Some very concrete problems can appear, which are not always easy to foresee beforehand. They can stem from &l...
Integrated programmes supporting adolescent girls
B. Rohwerder (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2014
This Helpdesk report answers the following query: Please identify examples of integrated programmes that support adolescent girls. This rapid review provides examples of integrated programmes that support adolescent girls. ...
Gender: Topic Guide
A. Kangas (ed); H. Haider (ed); E. Browne (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2014
This Topic Guide introduces some of the best literature on a range of gender issues and highlights major critical debates. It is intended primarily as a reference for policymakers and highlights practical guidance, lessons learned and...
Focus on Female Genital Mutilation
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2013
Despite considerable research on FGM/C, there is little knowledge of what really works based on quantitative impact evaluations. Key findings from a systematic review to understand the effectiveness of interventions in reducing the pr...
Social protection programmes supporting women survivors of domestic violence
Brigitte Rohwerder (ed) / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2014
This Helpdesk report examines the question: Social protection programmes supporting women survivors of domestic violence - what are the lessons learnt from social protection/cash transfer programmes which target women survivors of dom...
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