Women's economic empowerment


The social norms factor: how gendered social norms influence how we empower women in market systems development
MarketShare Associates' research will show how understanding social norms can: support programmes to better identify binding constraints; assess risks of sanction faced by women linked to behaviour change; plan for social norm change; and support women to take advantage of these changes.

Unpaid care work: facilitating systemic change towards women’s economic empowerment
IDS and Oxfam offer guidance to help practitioners understand unpaid care and how it interacts with markets, plus tools for analysis and practical examples of programme interventions that target problematic aspects of care through facilitation approaches.