The CLP’s impact on women’s empowerment


In 2012, a review was conducted into how to measure and monitor women's empowerment. The empowerment review process was thorough, and resulted in modified criteria and tools to define female empowerment on the chars. It was deemed important to test whether the approach and the tools were realistic, and IML therefore undertook research on empowerment from June to August 2012, prior to making modifications to its monitoring systems. The objective was not only to test the approach. It was also to understand whether the CLP has an impact on female empowerment, and if so the pathways through which this impact is realised. This report documents the findings of this research.


McIntosh, R.A.; Kenward, S.; Islam, R.; Alam, Z. The CLP’s impact on women’s empowerment. (2012) 18 pp.

The CLP’s impact on women’s empowerment

Published 1 January 2012