The theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, recognizing the contribution of women and girls around the world, who are leading the charge on climate change adaptation, mitigation, and response, to build a more sustainable future for all.
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Small-scale woman trader keeps cross-border business afloat amid COVID-19
Empowered by UNCTAD’s training, she endured pandemic-induced disruptions with persistence, hard work and business acumen, emerging stronger from the crisis.
A game-changer advocating for gender-inclusive digital ecosystems
Woman digital entrepreneur from Côte D’Ivoire makes a mark by helping more women benefit from the digital economy and making their voices heard in policy circles.
International Women’s Day: UN trade chief Rebeca Grynspan urges move from recognition to action
Although it's now widely recognized that trade policies affect men and women differently, recognition is not enough. UNCTAD's first woman secretary-general calls on the global community to act now to empower women through trade.