“You will be afraid of doing anything on your own”: Agricultural development, intimate partner violence, and women’s agency

This year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign (Nov. 25-Dec. 10) presents a call—#HearMeToo—to bring to light the stories of women and girls everywhere who are experiencing violence. Insights from qualitative research for the IFPRI-led Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP2) reflect why agricultural development researchers and practitioners need to learn from the people who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) about how it affects their lives.

Photo: Farha Khan/IFPRI