Cash Transfers do not address the Underlying Causes of Women’s Poverty
New article on the Guardian’s Poverty Matter Blog discusses why women need more than just small amounts of cash to escape poverty – the limited ‘empowerment’ of income support should be coupled with training and employment.
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