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Innovative Approaches to Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment

Author: United Nations Development Programme
Organisation: United Nations Development Programme
Publish Date: 2008
Country: Global
Sector: Public
Method: Creative thinking
Theme: Poverty
Type: Conference paper
Language: English
Tags: Poverty, Women’s empowerment, Gender equality, Capacity development, Information transfer, Public-private partnerships, Workload

The publication focuses on three core dimensions of women’s economic empowerment, namely: economic opportunity (e.g., expanding employment and entrepreneurship, promoting decent and productive work, improving access to finance); legal status and rights (e.g., improving women’s property, inheritance and land rights); and voice, inclusion and participation in economic decision-making (e.g., developing mechanisms to enhance women’s involvement in decision-making bodies).
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