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Gender Equality Update 16: Gender and Economy

Friday, May 29, 2020

The Gender Equality Update 16 brings out the emerging issues and recommendations from rural women farmers, women entrepreneurs and feminist economists. The update also provides a summary of the UN socio-economic response framework to COVID-19.

UN Women Afghanistan Newsletter

Monday, January 20, 2014

During his first visit to Afghanistan from 4-7 October, UN Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra met with several national and international officials as well as civil society representatives to discuss advancing women’s rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality in Afghanistan. As preparations for international troop withdrawal next year and national elections accelerate, he emphasized the need for greater political and economic empowerment of Afghan women while safeguarding existing gains in women’s rights.

Agenda for Economic Empowerment of Women through entrepreneurship

Monday, December 16, 2013

A leaflet on the women’s economic empowerment is published with partnering to Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs Associations of Nepal.

A Gendered Perspective on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Monday, December 24, 2012

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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