Working Paper

It is important for governments, aid organizations, and researchers to understand how developing communities respond to climate change and how their efforts can be improved within a framework of resilience thinking. This review explores the definition of resilience and, more specifically, community resilience and its components, then presents four case studies of community response to […]

Working Paper

Given that moving evidence from a study to policy, programs and practice can often take a decade or more, what is the best way to get evidence in the hands of those developing policies and programs to speed its use?  What Works for Women: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions is a knowledge platform that has demonstrated […]


The business guide, How Businesses Can Invest in Women and Realize Returns, is co-authored by the UN Foundation, the Evidence Project led by the Population Council, and BSR’s HERproject. The guide encourages corporate leadership and showcases how companies can take action in the field of women workers’ health and empowerment. It highlights current investments from […]


This interactive half-day session which took place at the 2017 International Population Conference provided participants with an overview of RU and why it is important, practical examples of how the Evidence Project has incorporated RU into its activities to promote research uptake into family planning and reproductive health policy and programming, and a working session to […]


Corporations and their suppliers in low- and middle-income countries have had few incentives to make worker health – much less family planning, reproductive health, and maternal, newborn, and child health – a priority because the standards, mechanisms, and policies that influence corporate actions are largely silent on worker and women’s health. As corporations are increasingly […]