Fostering genuine empowerment is a complex process. Here's the role organizations can play.
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Emory University Professor Kathryn Yount on emerging ways to systematically assess women's relative power and position in communities.
IFPRI research shows that maternal mental health problems, including depression, can harm child nutrition and health—and that helping mothers in this regard helps children.
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Development programs should not assume merely addressing gender is enough to empower women: a more nuanced approach is needed.