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CLARA: How a livelihoods and risk assessment tool is supporting women’s economic empowerment

In Partnership with the Women's Refugee Commission (WRC) Oxfam in Iraq has piloted the Cohort Livelihoods and Risk Assessment (CLARA) tool. In June 2015 Oxfam and the Women's Refugee Comission (WRC) used this innovative participatory research method intended to help learn more about the challenges facing women – and in particular challenges to women's economic empowerment – in the northernmost district of Diyala governorate (Manell and Roberson 2015).