Resilient markets: Strengthening women's economic empowerment and market systems in fragile settings

Feb 29, 2016 | by CARE

The paper draws on aid literature and CARE’s own programming to outline key opportunities for supporting individual and collective women’s economic empowerment, and the resilience of market systems, before, during and after crisis. The paper ends with recommendations for policy thinkers grappling with how to support inclusive and gender-transformative economic development in fragile settings.

Tags: cash, cash transfer, cash-based intervention, crisis, disaster, disaster risk reduction, displaced persons, employment, emergency, fragile and conflict-affected environments/settings, gender, humanitarian, informal economy, livelihoods, market system development, private sector, refugee/migrant, value chain, vulnerable population, women and girls

Categories: Resources: Markets in Crisis