Market Connections

How Evaluation Builds Stronger Households in Rural Bangladesh Recently, the World Bank reported that agricultural growth and development have contributed to reducing poverty in Bangladesh from 48.9 percent in 2000 to 31.5 percent in 2010. However, high levels of malnutrition remain prevalent in children and women in rural Bangladesh despite considerable reductions in poverty. Many[…]

One Voice

Harmonizing Nutrition Messages for Zambian Households Naomi has three children under five. Now 20 years old, Naomi started her family while other girls her age were starting secondary school. While living with her children and their father in rural Zambia, Naomi participates in several nutrition, agriculture, and women’s empowerment projects that target young families like[…]

Change Makers

Tackling Machismo through New Perspectives In many Latin American countries “machismo” customs and traditions convey a sense of supremacy of men over women, which leads to minimizing or downplaying the rights of women and girls.  Machismo culture often limits the ability of women (and men) to participate in a more equitable social and family environment.[…]