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Rose Smith

Rose Smith

Rose is Membership Officer at The Cash Learning Partnership, facilitating the CaLP membership network and organising member events. She writes here in a personal capacity.

Beneficiaries queue for cash vouchers under an Oxfam programme, Nepal , 2015.

Cash is the answer to change the global aid system

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This blog, originally published by CaLP, examines the benefits of cash transfer programmes in response to recent calls for reform of the humanitarian sector, by the UK Secretary of State for International Development. The Guardian published an article describing how Priti Patel, new Secretary of State for International Development in the UK, plans to overhaul the aid system. There are …

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Women’s economic empowerment and cash transfer programming

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Cash Transfer Programmes (CTP) are increasingly becoming more popular in relief response, but how can they help women’s economic empowerment? Rose Smith from The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) gives us her input. oth women’s rights and Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) have been subject to increased debate and interest over recent years. Women’s rights and gender equality have progressed to become …