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
Sep 23, 2020
This post was originally published on ACDI / VOCA 's blog. The Upper East Region is a less traditional alcove of Ghana where communities are more open to women taking part in commercial activities. Its neighboring Northern Region is more conservative. In January 2020, the Feed the Future Ghana...
Sep 18, 2020
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is seeking proposals on "Conducting a Diagnosis on Informality in Targeted Intervention Areas of the PROSPECTS Programme in Uganda." Application Submission and Procedure Interested applicants should submit their technical and financial proposal as well as...
Aug 26, 2020
CARE is pleased to share Left Out and Left Behind: Ignoring Women Will Prevent Us from Solving the Hunger Crisis , a new report on the importance of tackling gender inequality in response to the COVID-19 and hunger crises. Despite the significant roles women play in food systems, global responses...
Aug 25, 2020
By Aatif Somji (ILO) Based on the research brief ‘Child’s Play’ . This blog was originally posted on BEAM Exchange . The COVID-19 crisis and ensuing confinement has brought to the fore a key constraint to women’s economic empowerment: the unequal, gendered distribution of unpaid care work. Even...
Aug 21, 2020
This blog was originally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Jamie Holbrook. In our recent webinar discussing the findings from the Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) landscape analysis and case studies on women and youth inclusion in agricultural market systems, we were joined...
Aug 18, 2020
The White House–led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative brings new energy and a comprehensive approach to our mission at USAID.
Aug 13, 2020
Examining gender-specific COVID-19 impacts and integrating women’s empowerment interventions in agriculture remains essential to COVID-19 survival and recovery.
Aug 12, 2020
This brief seeks to equip private sector and market systems development practitioners with practical and actionable guidance.
Aug 12, 2020
Learn how 3 organizations using TaroWorks' offline mobile field service app to deliver sanitation services, provide clean energy products, and enhance supply chain management are deploying mobile and cloud tech to serve customers and beneficiaries while keeping field agents safe.