Increasing women’s participation in global trade will lead to better development outcomes for families and communities.
World trade expected to rebound this year, according to WTO forecast
World trade is expected to rebound and grow during this year and next, but only if the global economy recovers as expected.
At a time when women’s rights are coming under fire in some parts of the world, it is important that the UN sends the message that women’s economic empowerment matters.
In this week’s special programme during the holiday season: the International Monetary Fund or IMF, looks at what a drought, earthquake or pandemic can do to economies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Gender inequality in the labour market cost sub-Saharan African countries more than US$90 billion annually between 2010 and 2014.
Anti-poverty policies often fail because of an inadequate understanding of the decisions poor people make.
Making the global tax system fairer and closing loopholes would be a huge benefit to women.
That’s the view of Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, a confederation dedicated to fighting poverty worldwide.
Although debt levels in East African countries have risen over the past five years, they remain manageable, according to a recent UN report.
Female Olympic athletes show “we are all created equal, we can all achieve”