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Gender and unemployment: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
8 Apr 2021
By Simonetta Zarrilli and Henri Luomaranta, UNCTAD
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.
Policy to help African women benefit from cross-border trade endorsed
20 Dec 2019
African women engaging in informal and small-scale cross-border trade stand to benefit from policy suggestions emanating from UNCTAD's Borderline project.
UNCTAD empowers women in informal cross-border trade
26 Nov 2019
"Borderline" project equips women with information on trade procedures, helping them reduce business costs and expand opportunities.
Trainees from 40 countries complete annual trade and gender course
20 Jun 2019
Participants emerge well-equipped to mainstream gender equality in trade policymaking and committed to narrowing gender inequalities.
East African nations can help empower women economically by harnessing trade policies
9 May 2018
New report spotlights gender-sensitive trade policymaking in the East African Community.
Moving past photo ops to make trade policy more gender responsive
20 Mar 2018
Experts at WTO workshop say that pro-women trade policies can boost jobs for women and overall growth – when used with the right domestic policies.
Trade deals must work for rural women say participants at key UN session
14 Mar 2018
Commission on the Status of Women speakers call for progressive trade deals, at event co-organized by UNCTAD.