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Women's Economic Empowerment: Meeting the Needs of Impoverished Women


Author: UNFPA
No. of pages: 48
Publication date: 2007
Available languages: English
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Many studies have recognized the importance of improving the status of impoverished women. This workshop report describes a number of approaches used to date to empower women economically, including microcredit. The report includes a review of the literature on women's economic empowerment and a summary of presentations from the workshop.