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 06, 2020
This blog was orignally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Feed the Future Advancing Women's Empowerment Activity. Attention to inclusivity of youth and women in market systems development (MSD) is gaining traction around the world as part of work to strengthen inclusive agriculture-led growth...
Aug 05, 2020
When economically empowered, women reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. To support these outcomes, the development community should adopt high-impact initiatives for female entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.
Aug 03, 2020
In August, we’ll focus on women and youth in agriculture. Throughout the month, we’ll explore gender and youth-specific constraints and opportunities in agriculture and supporting inclusive market systems. Don’t miss our webinar, Youth, Women, and Market Systems Development in Agriculture and...
Jul 29, 2020
With support from USAID, the MRR Innovation Lab, The BOMA Project, and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) collaborated on a resilence-focused project in Samburu that helps women to build up and keep their assets in spite of natural and manmade shocks.
Jul 27, 2020
ESCAP is looking for pron evidence-based financial solutions for women entrepreneurs. Successful applicants will receive up to US$ 25,000 in research funding.
Jul 24, 2020
To strengthen economic prosperity in the Kingdom of Jordan, bolster female employment.
Jul 13, 2020
#SEEP2020 is going 100% virtual! We see this as an opportunity to diverge from our traditional request for session proposals to a more experimental, participatory, and flexible model.