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
Mar 10, 2020 to Mar 12, 2020
Durban, South Africa
SG2020: The Future of Savings Groups will take place on March 10-12, 2020 in Durban, South Africa, and offer a platform for attendees to connect, engage and learn from each other about the challenges and opportunities they face in supporting Savings Groups worldwide.
Aug 23, 2019
The ASPIRES Zimbabwe DREAMS Job Demand Market Analysis lays out a strategy to support youth employment and microenterprise development programs that place adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in jobs or self-employment, building on a comprehensive job demand market analysis tailored to the situation of AGYW in Zimbabwe.
Apr 19, 2019
On April 19, 2019, USAID hosted the Digital Financial Inclusion for Development Forum to showcase the latest evidence in inclusive digital services on development outcomes, emerging models and best practices.
Aug 19, 2019
This post starts an important evidence-based discussion about why diversity and inclusion are central to addressing complex challenges.
Aug 16, 2019
Listen to Young Women Transform, a new podcast on Youth-led development from USAID's Office of Education exploring lessons about youth-led development.
Aug 14, 2019
This post shares an overview of the Digital Credit and Women's Economic Empowerment Convening 2019 and introduces a resource by the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) that explores four steps in conducting impact evaluations for measuring women's empowerment.
Aug 08, 2019
The private sector is an essential partner in advancing the process of women’s economic empowerment. By adopting business practices that include and support women as workers, consumers, producers and suppliers, firms can contribute towards women’s economic empowerment, expand their own market, achieve greater business efficiency, and improve their bottom line.
Jul 19, 2019
This brief reviews the evidence from four recent publications to highlight emerging scholarship on vulnerable adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa.
Jul 18, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
Join FAO for a presentation of the report, keynote address and panel discussion on the key findings of the 2019 SOFI report.
Jul 17, 2019
This post spotlights an interview with Lala Faiz and Cameron Khosrowshahi from the USAID INVEST team on mobilizing private capital.