This project aims to document the impact of trade between member countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union on their economic development, the economic situation of women, and the dynamics of relationships between men and women within the household.
Democratic transformations in the Arab world have reignited debate around the need for more inclusive political systems where the rights of different ethnic and religious groups are a priority in the transition period.
Six research projects aim to rebuild post-COVID-19 socio-economic systems in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Senegal in a way that allows women to contribute fully. The projects accomplish this by reducing the burden of unpaid domestic work.
IDRC will support evaluative and action research evaluative to promote women’s economic empowerment through the reduction and redistribution of unpaid care work in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Senegal.