Violence against Women and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Understanding gender dynamics within domestic, public and work spaces
HERD in partnership with IMC Worldwide and University of Portsmouth (UoP) in UK and the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) (US-based organisation) is conducting a research project to understand the complex and reciprocal relationship that Violence against Women (VAW) has with Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE). This project aims to generate evidence that can enable better decision making in programme and policy design in relation to both VAW and economic development programmes and policies.
- To understand the complex, reciprocal relationship that VAW has with WEE. This can be broken down as follows:
- To understand how normative violence currently shapes women’s economic engagement patterns, and to ascertain how best to address this;
- To uncover the complex ways in which earning or generating an income shapes/alters (both positively and negatively) the forms of violence that women experience, and how it affects their levels of vulnerability.
Associated Team Members
Abriti ArjyalResearch Manager - Qualitative and Multidisciplinary Science
Key Expertise Ms. Abriti Arjyal works as Research Manager – Multidisciplinary Qualitative Research – at HERD International and has experience in the area of public health, health system and service delivery research, social science and gender, and equity. She is an emerging young researcher with more than seven years of experience leading formative and operational field studies, evaluation studies, and literature reviews, with expertise in design and implementation of qualitative research, and various community and participatory based approaches. She has sound knowledge [...]Learn more