Conditional Cash Transfers and Gender Constructions: a unique dataset on women in Buenaventura, Colombia 


This data article provides detailed information on socially disadvantaged women in the city of Buenaventura (Colombia) and their households. It draws from a representative sample of 400 women between 18-70 years, assessing women´s living conditions through socio-demographic data and economic and social dynamics of their households. It gives special attention to access to poverty alleviation programs – conditional cash transfers – and forms of agency propelling women towards social change. Data were collected during July 2019 through in person interviews.