World Bank: Women Key to Economic Growth

Currently, barriers of law and custom stop many women from getting financing for business. Removing those barriers can help overcame the gender gap, and unleash economic growth. To learn more, go to: www.womensfinancehub.org RELATED Investing in Women Health - In countries where women have adequate access to reproductive health services -- such as family planning, skilled attendance at birth and emergency obstetric and neonatal care -- maternal and newborn deaths are rare. … [Read more...]

FAO-IFAD-WFP: Celebrating momentum closing gender gap in agriculture

  FAO-IFAD-WFP: Celebrating momentum closing gender gap in agriculture     This year, in celebrating the centenary anniversary of the International Women’s Day we paid tribute to the achievements of women who for 100 years have inspired both men and women.   Over the last 100 years, females made a compelling case to achieve equality. While we’ve made great strides there is still lot to be achieved to close the gender gap on many fronts. On Monday 8 March, on the occasion of the presentation … [Read more...]

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