Gender Impact Assessment in Microfinance and Microenterprise, Why and How

What outcomes should assessors look out for?

The article provides a matrix examining gender-based financial, economic, social/cultural, and political/legal obstacles to women benefiting from microfinance and enterprise. It further discusses how impact assessment work can be approached in the light of this matrix, highlighting the importance of establishing the nature of gender relations prior to projects, considering the potential outcomes that assessors should look out for, and carrying out gender-sensitive assessment.

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By Johnson, S.