Flagship 6 – Cross-cutting Gender Research and Coordination: July – September 2018 updates


Melissa Hidrobo presented “Cash transfer programs and intimate partner violence – Lessons from 3 case studies around the globe” at the GENDER, MARKETS AND DATA conference, Dakar, Senegal on June 29, 2018.

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research convened its second Annual Scientific Conference and Capacity Development Workshop on September 25-28, 2018 at the campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more and find presentations here. The next Annual Conference will take place in Canberra, Australia, on 2-4 April 2019, and part of the ‘Seeds of Change‘ Conference jointly organized and funded by ACIAR, the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, and University of Canberra. More information about the event and call for papers, posters, and panels here.

See more updates from the Platform in this newsletter.


Ahmed, Tanima; and Sen, Binayak. 2018. Conservative outlook, gender norms and female well-being: Evidence from rural Bangladesh. World Development 118 (November 2018): 41-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.06.017

Bernard, Tanguy; Hidrobo, Melissa; Le Port, Agnès; and Rawat, Rahul. Nutrition-based incentives in dairy contract farming in Northern Senegal. American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Article in press. First published online on June 27, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajae/aay036

Buller, Ana Maria; Peterman, Amber; Ranganathan, Meghna; Bleile, Alexandra; Hidrobo, Melissa; Heise, Lori. A mixed-method review of cash transfers and intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries. The World Bank Research Observer. Article in press. First published online on September 6, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1093/wbro/lky002

Blog about this research on www.socialprotection.org by Amber Peterman: Cash support: A new tool to decrease Intimate Partner Violence

Komatsu, Hitomi; Malapit, Hazel J.; and Theis, Sophie. Does women's time in domestic work and agriculture affect women's and children's dietary diversity? Evidence from Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Ghana, and Mozambique. Food Policy 79(August 2018): 256-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.07.002

Seymour, Gregory; and Peterman, Amber. 2018. Context and measurement: An analysis of the relationship between intrahousehold decision making and autonomy. World Development 111 (November 2018): 97-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.06.027