Flagship 6 – Cross-cutting Gender Research and Coordination: January – March 2018 updates


  • Melissa Hidrobo and Shalini Roy discussed how cash transfers can reduce intimate partner violence (IPV) and reviewed 3 PIM-funded studies (in Ecuador, Bangladesh, and Mali) that explore impacts of transfer programs on IPV during the PIM webinar on March 28, titled “Cash transfer programs and intimate partner violence - Lessons from 3 case studies around the globe.” Webinar recording, slides, overview, and presenters’ bios are available here. (Work on IPV is co-mapped to Flagship 4: Social Protection for Agriculture and Resilience)
  • See this latest newsletter from the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research for more updates.


Garcia, M.A., Godek, W., Twyman, J. 2017. A mixed-methods approach to unpacking joint decisions about agricultural production in Nicaragua and Colombia. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Cali. CO. 81 p. http://hdl.handle.net/10568/91722

Homann-Kee Tui, Sabine; Senda, Trinity; Dube, Thabani; and Van Rooyen, Andre. 2018. Empowering women in integrated crop-livestock farming through innovation platforms: Experience in semi-arid Zimbabwe. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Brief. http://oar.icrisat.org/10421/

Najjar, D., Percic, M., Baruah, B., Aw-Hassan, A., and Stloukal, L. 2017. Women, Decent Work and Empowerment in Rural Egypt. ICARDA Working Paper. http://repo.mel.cgiar.org/handle/20.500.11766/7668

Mueller, Valerie; Doss, Cheryl; and Quisumbing, Agnes R. Youth migration and labour constraints in African agrarian households. Journal of Development Studies. Article in press. First published online on February 26, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2018.1430770

Doss, Cheryl; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; and Theis, Sophie. Women in agriculture: Four myths. Global Food Security. March 2018, Pages 69-74 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2017.10.001