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Building communities of women digital entrepreneurs
1 Jul 2021
The UNCTAD-led eTrade for Women initiative is creating regional networks to help women digital entrepreneurs access the resources needed to succeed and contribute to sustainable development.
Gender equality in poorest nations hinges on post-pandemic policy choices
8 Jun 2021
As policymakers in least developed countries address COVID-19’s social and economic consequences, they must ensure recovery efforts are gender responsive.
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.
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
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.