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 20, 2020
This curriculum is designed to equip female sex workers (FSWs) with the skills needed to set life goals, communicate effectively, understand gender, take action against gender-based violence, empower themselves, and manage their finances and business affairs.
Mar 19, 2020
This blog post summarizes the Cracking the Nut conference held in October 2019 and presents the downloadable conference report.
Mar 11, 2020
Blended finance has demonstrated the ability to mobilize additional financing for gender-focused projects and companies that advantage women and narrow the gender gap, with a quarter of all blended transactions demonstrating alignment with SDG 5 (Gender Equality) to date.
Mar 10, 2020
Access to finance is a major pain point in market systems development, but how can we go beyond traditional financing methods to better reach agricultural businesses?
Apr 16, 2020
This webinar will share emerging lessons and results on the Arab Women's Enterprise Fund's approach to women's economic empowerment and will present lessons from the Practitioner Learning Brief on Making Digital Finance Work for Women in the MENA Region.
Mar 10, 2020
This live-streamed panel discussion will reflect on progress, challenges and opportunities for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment internally, within food security programs at USAID.
Building a supportive enabling environment for women agri-entrepreneurs and agricultural wage workers is key to supporting women’s profitable participation in agricultural market systems.
Mar 02, 2020
Sunday, March 8, 2020, is International Women’s Day. Here are some previous blog posts from Marketlinks that detail the advancement of gender equality worldwide.
Mar 17, 2020
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
On Mar 17, join MEDA INNOVATE in Ottawa, Canada for #NTF4Ag: Emerging Lessons and New Frontiers, a learning event for practitioners to explore opportunities in non-traditional finance to design/deliver sustainable and scalable agricultural innovations for smallholder farmers.