Can cash transfers prevent intimate partner violence?

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most pervasive form of violence globally—with 1 in 3 women physically or sexually abused by a partner in her lifetime. Of course, averages hide important disparities: Women living in Tokyo’s bustling urban affluence face a different probability of victimization than an impoverished women living in the sprawling slums of >> Read more

Seen on Periscope.tv: Karen Brooks speaking on social protection and agriculture for the World Food Day 2015

Ahead of  World Food Day on October 16, 2015, PIM Director Karen Brooks, along with other CGIAR leaders, participated in a global broadcast campaign that highlighted the role of agricultural research and projects on social protection. Karen appeared live to viewers around the world on Periscope, and discussed how social protection interventions designed to reduce poverty >> Read more

Impact assessment review of IFPRI’s research program on social protection, 2000–2012

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) commissioned and recently released an ex-post impact assessment review of the IFPRI’s social protection research program for the period 2000–2012. Completed by the group of experts from TANGO International, the report and accompanying brief are now available online and can >> Read more