Girls Empowered by Microfranchise Program (GEM)

Organization/Affiliation(s): 
IRC, Innovations for Poverty Action, World Bank and Population Council
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The IRC along with research partners Innovations for Poverty Action, The World Bank and Population Council shared the results of their initial evaluation of the IRC Girls Empowered by Microfranchise Program (GEM) in Nairobi, Kenya at the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Gender track. Microfranchise has recently become a popular approach to job creation for young people but little is known about its effectiveness and potential impact on girls.

Topic: 
Gender