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We will only achieve women’s economic empowerment if corporate power is curbed

For women to enjoy their full human rights, the social, legal and political frameworks must be in place for women’s economic empowerment to make a significant difference in women’s lives.

Source: AWID

We will only achieve women’s economic empowerment if corporate power is curbed

For women to enjoy their full human rights, the social, legal and political frameworks must be in place for women’s economic empowerment to make a significant difference in women’s lives.

Source: AWID

We will only achieve women’s economic empowerment if corporate power is curbed

For women to enjoy their full human rights, the social, legal and political frameworks must be in place for women’s economic empowerment to make a significant difference in women’s lives.

Source: AWID

Webinar summary: Corporate power and women's economic justice

Women’s economic justice is not just about integrating women in to a given economic model – it is also about improving women’s control over economic r esources, access to decent work and control over their own time; pursuing climate justice, limiting corporate power and resisting austerity ; and promoting self - determination and autonomy for women in economic decision - making at all levels, from t he household to national parliaments to international institutions.

Source: AWID and GADN

Webinar summary: Corporate power and women's economic justice

Women’s economic justice is not just about integrating women in to a given economic model – it is also about improving women’s control over economic r esources, access to decent work and control over their own time; pursuing climate justice, limiting corporate power and resisting austerity ; and promoting self - determination and autonomy for women in economic decision - making at all levels, from t he household to national parliaments to international institutions.

Source: AWID and GADN

Webinar summary: Corporate power and women's economic justice

Women’s economic justice is not just about integrating women in to a given economic model – it is also about improving women’s control over economic r esources, access to decent work and control over their own time; pursuing climate justice, limiting corporate power and resisting austerity ; and promoting self - determination and autonomy for women in economic decision - making at all levels, from t he household to national parliaments to international institutions.

Source: AWID and GADN

No borders on gender justice: Uniting around 7 principles

This year’s CSW comes as multiple governments have succumbed to a dangerous right-wing populism and authoritarianism, unleashing resurgent anti-migrant, misogynist, racist, neocolonialist, and neoliberal policies. In the face of this, women civil society and gender justice advocates are coming together to develop and share strategies of resistance, and to reassert that women’s rights are human rights.

Source: Open Democracy 50.50

Microsavings and Economic Development: Women on the Path to Equality

Gender inequality is one of the underlying causes of poverty. Enhancing women’s economic empowerment is a key lever to achieve fair, sustainable and inclusive development. The work of CARE has therefore focused on the economic empowerment of women through the promotion of village savings and loan associations (VSLA).

Official page around CSW61

UN Women shares different resources around the 61st Commission on the Status of Women and the 2017 theme "Women's Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work".