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Title Innovative approaches to promoting women's economic empowerment : paper for the partnership event on September 25, 2008 : MDG3 gender equality and empowerment of women : a prerequisite for achieving all MDGs by 2015
Published New York : UNDP, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 112 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Recommendations -- Introduction : gender and the MDGs -- Women's economic empowerment -- Economic opportunity. Eliminating gender gaps in employment -- Developing women's entrepreneurship opportunities and capacity -- Improving women's access to finance -- Improving women's livelihoods -- Strengthening women's legal status and rights -- Voice, inclusion and participation -- Main findings
Summary Addressing the lack of progress on women's economic empowerment, this publication highlights approaches from all regions of the world, illustrating the range and combination of activities and ways in which these activities address and contribute to women's economic empowerment, and, more broadly, to the achievement of the MDGs. The publication focuses on three core dimensions: economic opportunity; legal status and rights; and voice, inclusion and participation in economic decision making.--Publisher's description
Notes "2015 call to action."
"Sales No. E.08. III. B.23"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Women -- Employment -- Developing countries.
Women -- Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Women's rights -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author United Nations Development Programme.
ISBN 9210548884 (electronic bk.)
9211262283 (electronic bk.)
9789210548885 (electronic bk.)
9789211262285 (electronic bk.)