7 septembre 2020

ITU and EIF join forces to reduce the digital gender divide in Burundi, Ethiopia and Haiti

The joint initiative seeks to leverage tech as a driver of entrepreneurial support for women The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework...
20 août 2020

World Bank – Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative invests in over 15,000 women-led businesses amidst COVID-19 crisis

The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) announced today its third funding allocation comprising $49.3 Million – expected to benefit over 15,000 women-led businesses and mobilize about $350...
4 août 2020

WEF – COVID-19: Why we must take the widescreen view of workforce uncertainty

Digital dexterity' is at a premium during the current crisis. A worse-case scenario is that the digital divide could widen. Corporations, SMEs and individuals can...
30 juillet 2020

World Bank – Women and Trade: The Role of Trade in Promoting Women’s Equality

Story Highlights New trends in global trade—especially the rise in services, global value chains, and the digital economy—are opening up important economic opportunities for women....
29 juillet 2020

EIF – Making it faster and easier for South Asian women to take businesses online

Recently launched ecommerce training program and portal will help hundreds of women entrepreneurs in South Asian LDCs become part of regional and global supply chains....
27 juillet 2020

WEF – 4 key trends on how COVID has impacted women in business

Recent surveys highlight the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on businesses owned by women. One of the surveys identified four key trends among female-owned businesses in...
24 juillet 2020

ESCAP – Call for Research Proposals: Evidence-based Financial Solutions for Women Entrepreneurs

Deadline to submit applications: 31 August 2020, 23:59 ICT Application Calendar Posting date: 24/7/2020 Deadline to submit questions: 21/08/2020 Final deadline for applications: 31/08/2020 23:59 ICT...
13 juillet 2020

UNECE – Using ICTs with a gender lens in small businesses

ICTs are a powerful tool to alleviate barriers faced by women entrepreneurs.   The impact of the COVID-19 and the restrictions imposed on doing business...
8 juillet 2020

ITC – Ten steps to mainstream gender in trade deals

Negotiators can use this new report to lift the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. It's no secret that mainstreaming gender in...
7 juillet 2020

UNCDF – Inclusion Financière des Femmes: Il Est Temps!

Inclusion financière des femmes: il est temps! Les femmes sont exclues de façon systématique et disproportionnée des services essentiels à travers l’Afrique.   Et ce,...