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Paid work, women’s empowerment and inclusive growth: transforming the structures of constraint

http://www2.unwomen.org/~/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2013/1/paid-work-womens-empowerment-and-inclusive-growth2%20pdf.pdf?v=1&d=20141013T121454   A recent review of econometric studies into the relationships between gender equality and economic growth distinguished between those that explored the impact of gender equality on economic growth and those that explored...

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‘Productive safety nets for women in extreme poverty. Lessons from pilot projects in India and Pakistan’ Centre for Development Policy and Research Working Paper No. 28/2012, School of Oriental and African Studies

Conventional government schemes and microfinance interventions have struggled to reach the poorest and help them escape the confines of extreme poverty. In response, BRAC, Bangladesh’s largest non-governmental organisation (NGO), developed an innovative approach that...