Working Papers


by IFPRI | December 5, 2022

Can transfers and behavior change communication reduce intimate partner violence four years post-program? Experimental evidence from Bangladesh
Roy, Shalini; Hidrobo, Melissa; Hoddinott, John F.; Koch, Bastien; Ahmed, Akhter. 2019
Using a randomized controlled trial, we find that women in rural Bangladesh who received cash transfers with complementary nutrition programming experienced sustained reductions in intimate partner violence four years after the program ended.
Working Paper

A mixed-method review of cash transfers and intimate partner violence in low and middle-income countries
Buller, Ana Maria; Peterman, Amber; Ranganathan, Meghna; Bleile, Alexandra; Hidrobo, Melissa; Heise, Lori. 2018
This working paper presents mixed-method evidence from low- and middle-income countries demonstrating how cash transfers can reduce intimate partner violence and builds a program theory demonstrating mechanisms of impact.
Working Paper

Cash transfers, polygamy, and intimate partner violence: Experimental evidence from Mali
Heath, Rachel; Hidrobo, Melissa; Roy, Shalini. 2018
Using a randomized control trial, we investigate the intimate partner violence impacts of Mali's national cash transfer program (Jigisémèjiri), which primarily targets men in a West African context with high levels of polygamy.
Working Paper

Transfers, behavior change communication, and intimate partner violence: Postprogram evidence from rural Bangladesh
Roy, Shalini; Hidrobo, Melissa; Hoddinott, John F.; Ahmed, Akhter. 2017
We assess postprogram impacts on intimate partner violence of randomly assigning women in Bangladesh to receive cash or food, with or without nutrition behavior change communication.
Working Paper

Back to top