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May 15, 2022

AfCFTA Promises to Unlock the Potential for African Women to Move to Macro Businesses

For decades, African women have been trapped in poverty cycles due to several underlying factors including unequal access to education, factors of production, and trade facilities; inequitable labour-saving technologies; underpaid or unpaid labour; harmful cultural practices; and limited legal protection

April 24, 2022

African Women’s Decade on Financial and Economic Inclusion

  The African Union’s Strategy on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (GEWE) emphasises the need for the economic empowerment of women if Africa is to achieve its goals for inclusive and sustainable development as envisioned in Agenda 2063. During the on Gender

March 21, 2022

How Women Got Short End of Start-up Stick

More than 97 percent of investments made into African start-ups between 2013 and 2021 went to male-led start-ups with female techpreneurs in the continent being less likely to be pitched for equity financing. A report titled In Search of Equity: Exploring

September 10, 2020

E-Conference on Implications of COVID-19 on Women Economic Empowerment in East Africa and Press Statement

With support from Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa), EASSI together with partners in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, including: Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK), IIDA Women's Development Organisation; Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA); Platform for Labor Action (PLA) in Uganda;