20 March 2020

WEF – How women in developing countries can harness e-commerce

• E-commerce has the potential to level the economic playing field for women in developing countries. • Government, the private sector, aid programmes and civil...
13 March 2020

EIF – GDP per capita vs gender gap

The use of technology and digital trade has great potential in helping women start businesses and increase incomes – and then GDP follows. However, in...
12 March 2020

EIF – Opinion : How to tackle least developed countries’ gender gaps in tech use and data

Written By Deanna Ramsay, EIF In Uganda, a businesswoman is using Pinterest to keep track of trends in the U.S. and Europe for her basket designs. In...
6 March 2020

ITC – Central America: Women and e-commerce

200 women led-businesses, 6 countries in Central America, 1 goal: Increase the global impact of Central American businesses through online sales. Our hashtag#Ecommerce project in...
6 March 2020

ITU – Digital Technologies are the Path to ‘Generation Equality’

‘Generation Equality’. It’s the theme – and dream – of this year’s International Women’s Day. We’ve come a long way since the UN’s landmark Fourth Conference...
25 February 2020

UNCTAD – Women digital entrepreneurs in francophone Africa make their mark

UNCTAD eTrade for Women initiative's first masterclass in Africa equips entrepreneurs to reap more benefits from the digital economy. Christelle Assirou, a serial entrepreneur from...
7 February 2020

UNCDF – How Women in Papua New Guinea are Finding Their Way to Women’s Micro Bank

Rural banking made easy with the Mama Bank Access Points. Difficult geographies, a lack of physical infrastructure and limited technological skills are major reasons as...
29 January 2020

SDG500: the fund kickstarting sustainable investment

• The SDGs could represent an business opportunity of $12 trillion. • Individual entities targeting individual SDGs has so far not produced the level of...
6 January 2020

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges for Arab Youth and Women

Entrepreneurship is generally considered as one possible solution to unemployment among the youth and the economic empowerment of women in the Arab region. This study...