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#MakeItHappen on March 8

March 8 marks the celebration of International Women’s Day. The observance began in the early 1900’s to support equal rights for women – including protesting employment discrimination, ending World War I, and voting rights. 191 more words

Women's Empowerment

Economic Inequality Costing Women Trillions

A report just out from UK’s ActionAid estimates the cost of inequality in women’s work around the globe, and it is truly staggering. The report, … 145 more words

Women's Empowerment

Gender-Based Violence and Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Perspectives on Gender-Based Violence and Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

Economic empowerment has long been considered a key component in structural interventions to reduce gender inequality and the experience of gender-based violence (GBV) among women and girls. 183 more words

Resource

Anthony Jeckson Malunga

Member: Malunga, Anthony Jeckson

Position: Gender Justice Programme Coordinator

Current Institution: Oxfam Malawi

Research interests: Gender and Health, SRH, Women’s Reproductive Health Rights, Economic Empowerment… 59 more words

Member Profiles

Webinar: Women’s Economic Empowerment & Gender-based Violence

Join MEASURE Evaluation for a one-hour webinar to present findings from a study on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) and Gender-based Violence (GBV). The webinar will take place August 12 at 9am EDT and will be led by MEASURE Evaluation’s Carolina Mejia, Abby Cannon and Sukie Zietz. 40 more words

Events

WORKSHOP - Be a Game Changer by changing your Inner Game - EMPOWERED IDENTITY

About the event – 25 August 2014, Sydney

This was the most popular Working Session at the recent Gender Economics Global Conference, Sydney 2014, and was developed as a response to research data from diversity assessments that highlighted issues with the way that many women saw themselves, and how this affected their careers. 1,068 more words

Female Investors

The Economic Empowerment of Women in the Post 2015 Development Agenda? Why not?

The OECD defines economic empowerment as “the capacity of women and men to participate in, contribute to and benefit from growth processes in ways that recognize the value of their contributions, respect their dignity and make it possible to negotiate a fairer distribution of the benefits of growth. 438 more words

Human Rights