Interventions for Women's Empowerment in Developing Countries:An evidence gap map

Singh, Sabina, Prowse, Martin ORCID:, White, Howard, Warsame, Asha, Vijayamma, Ratheebhai, Reumann, Andreas, Puri, Jyotsna, Mendiratta, Vibhuti, Sun Kim, Deborah, Kabeer, Naila, Islam, Shahriar, Cavatassi, Romina, Beltchika, Ndaya and Arslan, Aslihan (2022) Interventions for Women's Empowerment in Developing Countries:An evidence gap map. Green Climate Fund Independent Evaluation Unit.

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This evidence gap map (EGM) plots studies on the effectiveness of interventions for women’s empowerment in developing countries (defined here as the list of countries defined by the Kyoto Protocol as non-Annex I countries). The EGM contains 423 studies, of which 288 are impact evaluations, 105 are process evaluations and 38 are systematic reviews. Most evidence is from studies conducted in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. There is a relatively large amount of evidence on economic interventions and capacity-building interventions, and both these categories in the map have a high number of impact evaluations and systematic reviews. There is a dearth of evidence on policy and institutional interventions. In terms of outcomes, political empowerment outcome categories are far less populated than other outcome categories. Women’s representation in political bodies, digital access and access to justice shows very little evidence.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 5 - gender equality ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/gender_equality
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2023 16:30
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2023 01:09

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