However, SSNs also impact many other outcomes— employment, fertility, domestic violence, access to resources— and those impacts are typically gender-specific. This systematic review analyzes the available impact evaluation evidence on the effect of SSNs on gender-related results such as increasing women’s bargaining power and decision-making, improving education outcomes of boys and girls, and promoting maternal and child health. The review also analyzes gender integration in the World Bank’s portfolio of SSN interventions.

Related Blog Post: Never Enough? Resources, knowledge and staying power for gender equality

Check out IEG's first Interactive Report

Part 1: Opening, Comments, Report presentation

Part 2: Panel discussion

Part 3: Open discussion with audience

Read the Report: Social Safety Nets and Gender: Learning from Impact Evaluations and World Bank Projects