April 9, 2019
This blog summarizes a side event at the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York exploring the research frontier linking cash transfers to intimate partner violence.
March 29, 2019
Cash transfers are a promising tool to reduce intimate partner violence; This VoxDev op-ed asks, can they be effective across diverse contexts and program designs?
February 8, 2019
Research from Bangladesh shows development programs often have a bigger impact than we intend — or even measure.
September 7, 2018
This blog summarizes a new mixed-methods review paper showing that cash transfers are a promising tool to reduce intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income country settings.
January 10, 2018
This blog summarizes a recent publication on list randomization to assess the impact of an unconditional cash transfer program on intimate partner violence in rural Zambia.
December 7, 2017
This blog summarizes findings from an evaluation in Bangladesh showing transfers combined with behavior change communication reduced women’s isolation, empowered them with greater knowledge, social status and reduced IPV.
May 2, 2017
Could investments in social safety nets, including cash transfers, reduce (or prevent) violence against children? The proposition is certainly promising.
August 5, 2016
In the world of increasingly complex social issues, as we work to uncover long-term solutions through changing discriminatory social norms and patterns of intergenerational abuse, addressing poverty offers one short-term solution.
May 16, 2016
We summarize two recently published studies from Ecuador and Bangladesh led by IFPRI that find promising results showing economic transfers have potential to reduce intimate partner violence.
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