Girls' access to economic assets: Please identify a selection of evaluations that have been done to assess the impact of programmes to increase girls’ access to and use of economic assets (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods evaluations). Highlight the evaluation questions posed, evaluation methods and key findings.
Key findings: The literature suggests that increasing girls’ access to and use of economic assets has potentially far-reaching impacts on other aspects of their lives. However, to date, there have been few rigorous evaluations of girls’ economic empowerment programmes, particularly those which provide tangible productive/financial assets. The few evaluations available suggest that evaluations most commonly use a combination of methodologies to measure the impact of interventions, and a variety of evaluation questions and indicators, including:
Key findings from the evaluation reports and literature reviewed suggest that:
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