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Resilient markets: strengthening women’s economic empowerment and market systems in fragile settingsCARE International, 2016Women’s economic empowerment in fragile contexts is vital to building the coping strategy of individuals, markets and other market actors to manage crisis and risk.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2016This report takes stock of 104 inclusive business investments active in 2015 supported by th Asian Development Bank (ADB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Finance Corperation (IFC), and examines 13 of these companies, in depth, on how they contribute to women’s economic empowerment.DocumentOverseas Development Institute [ES], 2016Ten factors that can enable or constrain women’s economic empowerment are identified. In addressing these factors, the development of broad-based coalitions for change at all levels is essential, while scaling up financial resources across relevant sectors is also significant.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016Improved infrastructure can help women reduce the time women spend on domestic tasks, while enhancing their physical mobility. In addition, the construction of new transport, ICT and energy facilities yields new opportunities for labour market participation.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016The briefing notes that women are less likely than men to access and use formal financial services, while their financial inclusion is weakened by poverty, discriminatory laws, and technology gaps.DocumentSecretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016Expanding women’s economic opportunities is central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.DocumentThe United Nations Economic and Social Council, 2016This report presents recommendations for consideration at the Commission on the Status of Women 61 (CSW61), 13-24 March 2017, examining women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work, in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.Document
‘Who Cares’: Reflections on the international level advocacy work of the unpaid care work programme (2012–2015)Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015This Evidence Report outlines the global-level advocacy work undertaken by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and our partner, ActionAid International, over the course of a four-year programme to make care visible.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016With the formulation of the first ever internationally agreed stand-alone goal on gender equality, debates around women’s empowerment are at a critical juncture.DocumentInternational Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016Sudanese public policy is often seen as typically based on party ideology and the changing interests or socio-cultural beliefs of the National Congress party, which is a leading political party in the country. This is particularly the case with policies that disproportionately affect women such as the Public Order Laws.