Programme briefs - Women’s Economic Empowerment

Programme briefs - Women’s Economic Empowerment
UN Women Fiji
Participating in economic activities allows women to effect positive changes in their own lives and their communities, with positive ripple effects for the whole nation. Historically, gendered norms, behaviours and social relations have played a big part in disadvantaging women economically. Institutions, systems and structures often restrict women’s economic opportunities, while gendered roles and status can limit women’s voices and choices when it comes to household and community decisions. Women often also have reduced access to education and skills, as well as other resources such as credit and land ...

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Geographic coverage: Fiji
Subject areas: Economic empowerment
Resource type(s): Institutional reports
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