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Searching with a thematic focus on Gender, Evidence for policy and practice

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    Rethinking impact: Applying the gender lens

    Impact Initiative, 2019
    This booklet profiles the research and impact funded by the ESRC-DFID Strategic Partnership which explicitly focuses on gender inequality, but also projects where the gender dynamics emerged during the course of the work.
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    Capacity building for decision makers to use evidence in policy making in Sudan

    International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016
    Sudanese public policy is often seen as typically based on party ideology and the changing interests or socio-cultural beliefs of the National Congress party, which is a leading political party in the country. This is particularly the case with policies that disproportionately affect women such as the Public Order Laws.
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    How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal

    Overseas Development Institute, 2014
    Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of these programmes to tackle the structural causes of social exclusion and poverty or to promote sustainable changes in the lives and livelihoods of the poor.
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    Ghana LEAP programme increases schooling outcomes

    UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2015
    There is a growing body of literature analysing the impacts of social cash transfer programmes (SCT) on schooling. This brief summarizes findings from the impact evaluation of the Ghana Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme on schooling outcomes overall and for various subgroups: by sex, age group and cognitive ability. 
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    Disability considerations for infrastructure programmes

    Evidence on Demand, 2016
    Approximately 15% of the world’s population, over a billion people, have some form of disability. DFID’s aim is for its policies and programmes to be inclusive of and accessible to all people, including people with disabilities, vulnerable and those discriminated against and excluded due to gender, geography, income, age or other characteristics.
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    Evidence on girls’ secondary education

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015
    This helpdesk report undertakes a rapid review of the evidence around girls and secondary education in developing contexts and summarises the key issues arising from this evidence. Key findings of the report include: 
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    Situational analysis of FGM/C stakeholders and interventions in Somalia

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015
    The overall aim of the situational analysis in Somalia is for government, donors and the UN to gain a greater understanding of existing interventions towards ending female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and to identify gaps so as to be able to strengthen the current interventions and inform future programming.
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    The impact of gender and business training for female microfinance clients in Vietnam

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
    Business training leads to an increase in business knowledge, improvements in business practices, operations and sales, as well as income and assets for male microfinance clients. Moreover, business failure is lower for males who receive business training. Although business knowledge of women increases either, women do not put their knowledge into practice.
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    The SASA! study: a cluster randomised trial to assess the impact of a violence and HIV prevention programme in Kampala, Uganda

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
    SASA! is a community mobilisation intervention that seeks to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV-risk behaviours. The SASA! study was conducted between 2008 and 2012 in two administrative divisions of Kampala (Makindye and Rubaga).
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    Expanding lessons from a randomised impact evaluation of cash and food transfers in Ecuador and Uganda

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
    There is now substantial evidence that periodic cash transfers to poor households as a form of social protection, particularly when conditional on complementary investments in child schooling and health, can lead to substantial and sustained improvements in household welfare, household food security and child schooling.

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