IWD 2017 CPAN Blog series: #2 - Why do we think women’s economic empowerment matters so much? Without it, many women cannot demand the right to go out to work, run their own business, own land or other assets or control the money that they earn. Without being able to do these things, getting out of poverty is difficult, and their children may also not get the good start in life they need to escape poverty.Read More
IWD 2017 CPAN Blog series: #1 - Give a chronically poor woman a fish and you feed her for a day; teach a chronically poor woman to fish and you feed her (and her family and future generations) for a lifetime.Read More
One of the strongest messages of the Agenda 2030 framework is that no one will be left behind in the work to reach a sustainable development by 2030. This means that the poorest and most marginalized and discriminated people must be taken on board. The question is: What works best for whom, and why?Read More
Fragility undermines efforts geared towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Many international organisations and national governments recognise this today and are attempting to reduce fragility within their borders. The majority of the research has focused on peace building and governance, however, extreme poverty in fragile areas should also be a concern for policy makers.
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This infographic CPAN aims to give an overall picture of the complexity and the dynamics that can trap people in a situation of chronic poverty, and to suggest the cross-cutting policy areas that need to be taken into account when aiming at tackling chronic poverty, stop impoverishment, build sustained escape from poverty.Read More