Searching with a thematic focus on Gender, Evidence for policy and practice
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- DocumentImpact Initiative, 2019This 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.DocumentInternational Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016Sudanese 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.Document
How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and NepalOverseas Development Institute, 2014Today, 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.DocumentUNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2015There 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.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2016Approximately 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.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015This 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:DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015The 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.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Business 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.Document
The SASA! study: a cluster randomised trial to assess the impact of a violence and HIV prevention programme in Kampala, UgandaInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014SASA! 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).Document
Expanding lessons from a randomised impact evaluation of cash and food transfers in Ecuador and UgandaInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015There 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.