blog iconQuestioning women’s role as the sole recipients of benefits: contrasting evidence on gender-sensitive social protection programming

Juan Gonzalo Jaramillo Mejia  In the midst of speaking to families benefitting from various social assistance schemes in rural Mexico, an on-line conversation has made me question again the assumption that it is best to target women as the main recipient of benefits. On International Women’s Day, can we further delve into that discussion, interrogate the prevailing narratives on gender and...