A feminist approach to cash transfer programming (CTP)

How cash transfers can impact gender equality and women's empowerment.

Executive summary

Cash transfer programming (CTP) has been hailed by humanitarian actors as an effective and efficient method of delivering aid - a view endorsed by the World Humanitarian Summit (2016). ActionAid UK’s think piece explores whether CTP can be relied upon as a gender transformative tool and whether it has the potential to enhance women’s empowerment.