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Q&A: Women’s Assets, Shocks and Lasting Empowerment (2023)

Created 31 days ago by Veronica Del Motto
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In this interview, Agnes Quisumbing, a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, talks about how shocks affect women’s assets and ways that development programming can boost women’s empowerment. Quisumbing has spent her career studying poverty, property rights, economic mobility, and gender asset inequality in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. She was also instrumental in developing the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index.