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
Aug 06, 2020
On August 6th, Marketlinks and Agrilinks explored gender and youth-specific constraints and opportunities in agriculture and supporting market systems.
Oct 10, 2018
Washington , District Of Columbia, United States
Marketlinks explored how policies and regulations limit or enable women to enter, remain, and advance in the workforce;, including restricting employment of women, requiring occupational licenses, addressing employment discrimination, and more.
Mar 08, 2017
Around 70 to 80 percent of informal cross-border traders (ICBT) in the southern Africa region are women. Although cross-border trade helps many women become economically empowered, it can also make them extremely vulnerable to harassment and gender-based violence from corrupt border agents. These...
Jan 25, 2017
What are the key food safety issues related to livestock production and animal source foods, and what are their potential impacts on human health and nutrition? In this joint Agrilinks-Microlinks webinar, experts shared effective approaches to improving food safety and quality related to livestock...
Jun 21, 2016
The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is a fantastic data collection tool, but wh at happens after you’ve learned about the findings from the report? How can you turn that knowledge i nto action? This webinar discussed two resources that can help you apply WEAI findings i n your...
Feb 04, 2016
We recognize that greater participation by women in national economies can drive economic growth and stability, but how do we increase this participation? Digital financial services present an innovative way to improve women's economic participation. With digital infrastructure providing increased...
Jul 08, 2013 to Jul 12, 2013
Click here to see resources from this training. About the Training Private capital flows to developing countries are increasingly outpacing the levels of official development assistance. This global rise in private investment and trade is shifting the dynamics of development assistance, emphasizing...
May 16, 2013
Effective value chain programming requires an understanding of how people respond to different kinds of incentives in value chains and how gender affects this response. Gendered patterns of behavior influence men and women’s knowledge of, ability, and incentives to participate in value chains and...