Women’s economic empowerment exists when women can equitably participate in, contribute to, and benefit from economic opportunities as workers, consumers, entrepreneurs, and investors.
Women’s Economic Empowerment
Feb 22, 2019
This resource highlights research from the Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) program at the United Nations Capital Development Program exploring labour pains and the difficulties that can extend over a lifetime as women face complex financial decisions.
Oct 14, 2019 to Oct 15, 2019
The 2019 Cracking the Nut Conference will take place on October 14-15, 2019 at the King Fahd Palace Hotel in Dakar, Senegal. The conference will focus on balancing public concerns for food security with private, market-based solutions.
Feb 14, 2019
Join The SEEP Network on February 14th at 9:30 for a webinar exploring how Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS) present challenges and opportunities for women's economic empowerment.
Dec 20, 2018
This paper explores how systemic change happens in shallow markets and the implications for market systems development practitioners. It is based on the experience and lessons learnt by the Market Development Facility in Fiji, Timor-Leste and Pakistan.
Dec 11, 2018
To what extent do Savings Groups reach and effectively serve vulnerable populations? And how can we do better? Savings Groups provide access to basic financial services in underserved markets and contribute to both financial inclusion and broader development objectives. The community-managed model...
Nov 29, 2018
This post shares insights from a 2017 Practitioner Learning Group (PLG) on "Shifting Social Norms in the Economy to Create Change at Scale" by The Seep Network.