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Women entrepreneurs changing the gender narrative against all odds
8 May 2021
A co-founder of a robotics academy in Jordan and a car shop owner in Brazil share their experiences of overcoming barriers to become successful entrepreneurs.
Global e-commerce jumps to $26.7 trillion, COVID-19 boosts online sales
3 May 2021
The pandemic has, however, resulted in mixed fortunes for some e-commerce companies, reversing the profits of firms offering services such as ride-hailing and travel.
Overcoming unconscious gender bias
8 Apr 2021
UNCTAD's acting head, UN Geneva's chief and a top economist - three successful women who have overcome biases - share their experiences and recommendations.
Gender and unemployment: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
8 Apr 2021
By Simonetta Zarrilli and Henri Luomaranta, UNCTAD
How COVID-19 triggered the digital and e-commerce turning point
15 Mar 2021
In years to come, we will look back at 2020 as the moment that changed everything. Nowhere else has unprecedented and unforeseen growth occurred as in the digital and e-commerce sectors, which have boomed amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Helping cross-border women traders navigate COVID-19 crisis
9 Mar 2021
UNCTAD has equipped women traders in border areas of Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia with the information and entrepreneurial skills they need to survive and recover from the crisis.
Keeping gender equality on the agenda beyond 8 March
8 Mar 2021
UNCTAD Acting Secretary-General Isabelle Durant has launched a new initiative to ensure gender equality issues get the attention they deserve all year, not just on International Women’s Day.
Developing countries and trade negotiations on e-commerce
19 Feb 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD