A Gendered Perspective on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The MSME sector provides opportunities to women for both self-employment and wage employment, this policy brief underpins the pivotal shift from perceiving women as recipients of welfare measures to acknowledging them as economic agents and drivers of growth.

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Languages available: English

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; India

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Employment; Entrepreneurship; Gender wage gap

Resource type: Policy papers

Publication year: 2012

Number of pages: 10

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)