Gender cuts across all the themes, with resources on issues such as maternal health, education, social norms, power, rights, and employment.
Legislation seeking to address violence against women has grown in recent years – at least 144 countries now have laws on domestic violence (DV). However, many women are still prevented or deterred from accessing justice. The ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research on DV law in Cambodia not only contributed to greater understanding of the limitations of the legislation but was used as evidence in a law court.
The ‘Power of Partnership: Research to Alleviate Poverty’ conference recently took place in Delhi, India from 3-5 December.
The event focused on the ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research as it approaches its final phase.
There is a growing body of evidence that health contributes to individual wellbeing, household stability, and national development.