Women and girls in India face higher rates of malnutrition, lower empowerment status and decision-making power than men and boys.
January 19, 2017 by Bobbi Gray
Many people consider the book, Men are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, by Dr. John Gray a classic. While it describes how men and women can better understand and relate to each other, it starts from the premise that men and women are simply from different planets. We don’t think or behave alike. We have different expectations for a relationship. But there are bridges that can bring us together—if we can locate and cross them effectively.
When Dreamers become Leaders: Understanding a spectrum of needs among women entrepreneurs in Guatemala
This paper summarizes key findings of a qualitative study of women microentrepreneurs - clients of Freedom from Hunger partner, Friendship Bridge.
Designing Financial Services to Respond to Household Shocks: A Case Study of RCPB’s Health Savings and Loan Product
This case study follows the experience of Reseau des Caisses Populaires du Burkina Faso (RCPB), a credit union network based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in designing a health savings product and health loan (which could be accessed only when a health savings account was in use and depleted of funds) that clients could use to address health costs.
This interim report explores how households in rural Burkina Faso manage economic, e