(xv) Economic empowerment (NEW)

Key overviews

Eggers del Campo, I., & Steinert, J. I. (2020). The Effect of Female Economic Empowerment Interventions on the Risk of Intimate Partner Violence: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse.

Fleet, D. (2017). Innovative Programs to Economically Empower Women and Prevent Intimate Partner Violence Revictimization. In C. M. Renzetti, D. R. Follingstad, & A. L. Coker (Eds.), Preventing Intimate Partner Violence (pp. 209-228): Policy Press.

Fulu, E., A. Kerr-Wilson, and J. Lang (2014). What works to prevent violence against women and girls? Evidence Review of interventions to prevent violence against women and girls. Pretoria, South Africa: Medical Research Council. [Includes a review of the effectiveness of economic empowerment programs.]

Gibbs, A., Jacobson, J., & Kerr Wilson, A. (2017). A global comprehensive review of economic interventions to prevent intimate partner violence and HIV risk behaviours. Global health action, 10(sup2), 1290427.

Kiani, Z., Simbar, M., Fakari, F. R., Kazemi, S., Ghasemi, V., Azimi, N., . . . Bazzazian, S. (2021). A systematic review: Empowerment interventions to reduce domestic violence? Aggression and violent behavior, 101585.

KPMG. (2021). Preventing the financial abuse of women: literature and desktop review. doi:https://doi.org/APO-312365

Leite, T. H., Moraes, C. L. D., Marques, E. S., Caetano, R., Braga, J. U., & Reichenheim, M. E. (2019). Women Economic Empowerment Via Cash Transfer and Microcredit Programs Is Enough to Decrease Intimate Partner Violence? Evidence from a Systematic Review. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 35(9). 10.1590/0102-311x00174818

Matjasko, J. L., D’Inverno, A. S., Marshall, K. J., & Kearns, M. C. (2020). Microfinance and violence prevention: A review of the evidence and adaptations for implementation in the U.S. Preventive Medicine, 133, 106017. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106017


Further works

Ambler, K., Jones, K., & O'Sullivan, M. (2021). Facilitating women’s access to an economic empowerment initiative: Evidence from Uganda. World Development, 138, 105224.

Bannon, Ian, and Maria C. Correia. (eds.). (2006). The Other Half of Gender: Men’s issues in development. Washington DC: The World Bank.
Collapsing livelihoods and the crisis of masculinity in rural Kenya / Mary Amuyunzu-Nyamongo and Paul Francis.

Buller, Ana Maria; Peterman, Amber; Ranganathan, Meghna; Bleile, Alexandra; Hidrobo, Melissa; Heise, Lori (2018). A mixed-method review of cash transfers and intimate partner violence in low and middle-income countries. Innocenti Working Papers, No. 2018-02, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, Florence.

Falb, K. L., Annan, J., King, E., Hopkins, J., Kpebo, D., & Gupta, J. (2014). Gender norms, poverty and armed conflict in Côte D’Ivoire: engaging men in women’s social and economic empowerment programming. Health education research, 29(6), 1015-1027.

Flecha Corvetto, A. (2019). We are better together. The engagement of men in WEE interventions (Master's thesis, Utrecht University).

Gibbs, Andrew, and Kate Bishop. (2019). Combined economic empowerment and gender-transformative interventions. September 2019.

Gulesci, S., Puente–Beccar, M., & Ubfal, D. (2021). Can youth empowerment programs reduce violence against girls during the COVID-19 pandemic? Journal of Development Economics, 153, 102716. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2021.102716

Hanmer, L., & Klugman, J. (2016). Exploring women’s agency and empowerment in developing countries: Where do we stand? Feminist Economics, 22(1): 237-263.

International Labour Organization. (2011). Engaging Men in Women’s Economic and Entrepreneurship Development Interventions: an ILO-WED Issue Brief. Geneva, Switzerland: ILO.

Ismayilova, L., Karimli, L., Gaveras, E., Tô-Camier, A., Sanson, J., Chaffin, J., & Nanema, R. (2018). An integrated approach to increasing women’s empowerment status and reducing domestic violence: Results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial in a West African country. Psychology of Violence, 8(4), 448-459. doi:10.1037/vio0000136

Jobson, G. (2010). Changing masculinities: land-use, family communication and prospects for working with older men towards gender equality in a livelihoods intervention. Culture Health & Sexuality, 12(3), 233-246.

Knight, L., Ranganathan, M., Abramsky, T., Polzer-Ngwato, T., Muvhango, L., Molebatsi, M., . . . Watts, C. (2020). Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE): Women’s Engagement with the Scaled-up IMAGE Programme and Experience of Intimate Partner Violence in Rural South Africa. Prevention Science, 21(2), 268-281.

Lees, S., Kyegombe, N., Diatta, A., Zogrone, A., Roy, S., & Hidrobo, M. (2021). Intimate Partner Relationships and Gender Norms in Mali: The Scope of Cash Transfers Targeted to Men to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence. Violence Against Women, 27(3-4), 447-469. doi:10.1177/1077801219897853

Mangino, K. B. (2021). Can women's empowerment include men? Evidence from rural Indonesia suggests that incorporating theories of masculinity into the empowerment approach can improve program results for women. International Journal of Gender Studies in Developing Societies, 4(2), 170-190.

Noble, E., Ward, L., French, S., & Falb, K. (2019). State of the evidence: a systematic review of approaches to reduce gender-based violence and support the empowerment of adolescent girls in humanitarian settings. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 20(3), 428-434.

Nyirahabineza, V. (2020). Transforming men into allies in empowering women in Rwanda: the case study of the journey of transformation approach in Bugesera district (Doctoral dissertation, University of Rwanda).

Promundo and CARE International in Rwanda. (2012). Journeys of Transformation: A Training Manual for Engaging Men as Allies in Women’s Economic Empowerment. Washington, DC, USA, and Kigali, Rwanda: Promundo and CARE.

Ruxton, Sandy (ed). (2004). Gender Equality and Men: Learning from Practice. Oxford: Oxfam GB.
“How do you eat between harvests?”: Engaging Men in Gender and Livelihoods / Thalia Kidder.

Slegh, Henny, Gary Barker, Augustin Kimonyo, Prudence Ndolimana, and Matt Bannerman. (2013). ‘I can do women’s work’: reflections on engaging men as allies in women’s economic empowerment in Rwanda. Gender and Development, 21(1): 15-30.

Stern, E., Heise, L., & McLean, L. (2018). The doing and undoing of male household decision-making and economic authority in Rwanda and its implications for gender transformative programming. Culture, health & sexuality, 20(9), 976-991.

Wheaton, A. (2019). Where are the Men? How Male Engagement in Savings Groups Can Contribute to Financial Inclusion and Women’s Empowerment. SEEP Network Learning Brief.

Vyas, S., & Watts, C. (2009). How Does Economic Empowerment Affect Women’s Risk of Intimate Partner Violence in Low and Middle Income Countries? A Systematic Review of Published Evidence. Journal of International Development, 21(5), 577-602.