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By Aiding Bangladesh Women, CARE Cuts Child Hunger
Published: 14 March, 2012
Listed in Women's rights, Feminism, Current news
Women's empowerment is a popular mantra in international-development circles, linked to the premise that the most effective way to help an overall society is to invest in women.
But what does women's empowerment mean? How is it defined? Can we measure it?
How do providers of humanitarian aid support women's-empowerment projects?
The antipoverty group CARE finds in a March 8 report that investments in Bangladeshi women's health and social mobility correlated to a 28-percent drop in childhood malnutrition. Read more