[Report] Research on rural women’s economic empowerment and social protection The impacts of Rwanda’s Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP)

Submitted by monitor on Fri, 04/15/2016 - 14:22

eldis.org (01.01.2016) The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation s has started a policy-oriented research programme on Social Protection and Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment which aims to:
- gain a better understanding of how social protection policies and programmes can promote rural women’s empowerment as a strategy for rural poverty reduction
- identify good practices in social protection policies and programmes to ensure that both women and men have access to social protection benefits; and
- identify good practices in the design and implementation of social protection programmes that reduce gender inequalities in rural areas and promote rural women’ s economic empowerment.

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