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Women Without Borders: Gender and Informal Cross-Border Trade (Event Resources)

Wed, March 8, 2017
In this joint event, presenters address gender-based obstacles for female informal cross-border traders, as well as means to overcome them.

Women in Non-Production Roles in Agriculture: A Literature Review of Promising Practices

Wed, October 5, 2016
This review of literature reveals that there are many opportunities to increase women’s economic empowerment beyond interventions focused on production.

Women's Economic Empowerment Briefs Suite

Tue, September 20, 2016
These three posts comprise a suite of briefs on women's economic empowerment sponsored by the LEO activity.

Cultivating Women’s Empowerment

Tue, September 13, 2016
This publication presents a collection of case studies and personal anecdotes that illustrate how Feed the Future programs are creating opportunities for women’s empowerment in agriculture.

Deadline Extended: Call for Cases from Feed the Future Programs - Learning for Gender Integration and Women’s Empowerment

Wed, April 6, 2016
USAID is issuing a call for cases from Feed the Future programs about Learning for Gender Integration and Women's Empowerment.

Digital Financial Solutions to Advance Women's Economic Participation

Mon, February 8, 2016
How governments, private sector and development organizations can bring more women into the global economy through digital financial services.

Digitizing Financial Solutions to Advance Women's Economic Participation (Event Resources)

Mon, February 8, 2016
Find resources here from February’s seminar, including the webinar recording and presenters’ slides.

How Can Entrepreneurship Empower Poor Women?

Wed, April 8, 2015
Join this discussion on entrepreneurship skills-building as a tool to help empower women.

Making the Business Case: Women's Economic Empowerment in Market Systems Development

Mon, March 30, 2015
This paper is based on extensive research and interviews and provides the rationale that market systems facilitation practitioners can use to engage private sector firms in efforts to empower women.

Inclusive Business and Women in Market Systems

Wed, March 25, 2015
The SEEP Network and UN Women have teamed up to engage with key experts on conceptual and practical issues around women’s economic empowerment in market systems, and will now begin diving into the practical implications of theory.

APEC Women and the Economy Dashboard

Thu, February 5, 2015
APEC Proposed Framework for Measuring Progress under the Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy Priorities.