Policy Briefs

Information About GrOW Research Policy Briefs

GrOW Research policy briefs are concise documents that synthesize research results, with special attention paid to policy implications for women’s economic growth and economic empowerment.

GrOW Research Series Policy Briefs:

Can Subsidized Early Child Care Promote Women’s Employment? Evidence from Kenya.
Shelley Clark, Caroline Kabiru, Sonia Laszlo and Stella Muthuri

IDRC Policy Briefs:

On this page you can also find policy briefs showcasing the results of IDRC’s Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women program, taking place in 14 countries around the world.

From school to work in six African countries: how are women faring?
Andy McKay, Mary O'Neill, Alejandra Vargas and Martha Melesse

How to grow women-owned businesses
Mary O'Neill, Alejandra Vargas and Arjan de Haan

Increasing women’s support for democracy in Africa
Stephan Klasen, Mary O’Neill and Alejandra Vargas

Reducing child marriage and increasing girls’ schooling in Bangladesh
Nina Buchmann, Rachel Glennerster, Mary O'Neill and Alejandra Vargas

Unpaid care and women’s empowerment: lessons from research and practice
Mary O’Neill, Alejandra Vargas and Deepta Chopra