Women face legal barriers to economic empowerment in virtually all countries inhibiting the potential of women – as employees and entrepreneurs – to participate effectively in the labour market and contribute fully to sustainable development. This Call to Action, supported by over twenty leading business organizations, civil society organizations and UN agencies, includes a spectrum […]


David Wofford, the Evidence Project’s Senior Advisor for Workplace Programs, presented at the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety discussing the emerging opportunities and needs to provide healthcare to supply chain-level workers for multinational workplaces in lower income countries, with a specific focus on women. Wofford points to […]


The Evidence Project has produced a package of resources with support from the Levi Strauss Foundation to provide companies, supplier factories, and other organizations the information and tools to improve their management of workplace and women’s health. The resources developed are based on real experience in factories, on industry research and evidence, and on practical […]


A new paper from the Evidence Project/PRB, based on a collaboration with Tuungane, a Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) project jointly implemented by The Nature Conservancy and Pathfinder International, expands the evidence base for the impact of integrated PHE programming on resilience, improving livelihoods, and adapting to climate change. In recent years, the concept of […]

Journal Article

Journal: Journal of Biosocial Science Authors: John Ross, Karen Hardee Abstract: This article analyses male contraceptive use, both globally and for developing countries. Shares of all contraceptive use due to males are examined, in the context of female use and all use. Patterns according to wealth quintiles are analysed, as well as time trends and geographic variations. Data […]