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    Social protection programmes supporting women survivors of domestic violence

    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 domestic/family violence?
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    Incentives for gender responsive budgeting

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
    This document is a Helpdesk Report which answered the question: Identify literature on effective incentives for gender responsive budgeting. Where possible, focus on non-cash-based rewards and sanctions, and identify material on potential wider impacts on women's empowerment.
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    The impact of daycare on maternal labor supply and child development in Mexico

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012
    Female labour force participation and early childhood development are two key policy areas facing developing country governments. A number of countries have turned to either opening or subsidising day care to promote labour force participation through relieving one of the most pressing constraints faced by working parents, i.e. access to reliable and affordable childcare.
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    Interventions to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting in African countries

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013
    This systematic review aimed to review the empirical research on the effectiveness of interventions to reduce the prevalence of female geniral mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in African countries, and the empirical research on contextual factors that may help explain the effectiveness of such interventions.
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    The SASA Study: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial to Assess the Impact of a Violence and HIV Prevention Programme in Kampala, Uganda

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
    This evaluation aims to measure the impact and effectiveness of SASA! - an Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV. The SASA! approach aims to prevent violence against women and HIV by focusing on the root cause of women's vulnerability to both: the imbalance of power in intimate relationships.
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    Topic Guide: Women’s empowerment in a changing agricultural and rural context

    Evidence on Demand, 2015
    This Topic Guide provides expert guidance on the elusive concept of ‘empowerment’ in agricultural and rural contexts. The Guide summarises and signposts current debates and thinking around women’s empowerment, and highlights that there are many ways to support or enable it.
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    Violence and sexual abuse in schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
    This Helpdesk report includes statistics and reports on sexual abuse and violence in schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The first section of the report covers UN Security Council Reports including statistics on attacks. The next two sections cover incidents.
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    Increasing financial investment in women and girls through gender responsive budgeting

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
    Research for improving policymaking related to non-monetised sectors, such as unpaid care work, is currentIt is difficult to conceive of any public policy to ensure the continued enjoyment of women’s rights that can be carried out without financial resources from the state coffer. This is the argument by the authors of this perspective piece, with particular reference to India.
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    Empowerment of communities and individuals for greater health self-reliance

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    Current levels of human resources are not enough to meet the health Millennium Development Goals and Universal Health Coverage. There is growing recognition that human resources beyond a trained health workforce can be considered as ‘assets’ and be utilised to achieve these goals.
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    Education and community empowerment

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2010
    Are there examples of effective mobilisation of citizens/communities which have brought about improved education outcomes (quality and access) for poor men and women, and where broader forms of social change have also taken place as a result or strengthening community action and choice in education services? Do we have evidence of some of the key factors

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