EVENT: Enhancing Capacity of Women Micro-entrepreneurs to Sell Clean Energy Products

Click here to view the event website. Please join USAID and Winrock International Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 9am-5pm Women play a critical role in the base of the pyramid (BoP) energy value chain because of their central responsibility for managing household energy. As primary users of household energy, women are well-positioned to catalyze the market >> Read more

Report Release: Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment and M&E Guidelines

From the Women's Economic Empowerment: A Roadmap website: Design challenges are common to most program evaluations, but this is especially true for programs that measure women's economic empowerment. This is because of the interdependence between women's economic and social roles, which influences their business choices and returns to those businesses. For example, because women have >> Read more

New publication: Rural Women and Empowerment Topic Guide

The Rural Women and Empowerment Topic Guide is now published and available at: http://www.evidenceondemand.info/topic-guide-womens-empowerment-in-a-changing-agricultural-and-rural-context It was prepared through the Evidence on Demand information hub (http://www.evidenceondemand.info/homepage.aspx) for DFID livelihood officers, but can be a resource for a wider audience working in rural areas.  There are 5 sections and links to further gender related resources 1.   >> Read more