Gender Inequality

4 ways to empower women in the world's poorest countries

A woman smiles in her shop in Serekunda, Gambia December 3, 2016. REUTERS/ Thierry Gouegnon - RC119CBC8A50

Achieving gender parity involves addressing the multiple barriers for women to start businesses. Image: REUTERS/ Thierry Gouegnon

Deanna Ramsay
Managing Editor, Trade for Development News, Enhanced Integrated Framework Executive Secretariat, World Trade Organization
Violeta Gonzalez Behar
Head, Partnerships, Outreach and Resource Mobilization, Enhanced Integrated Framework Executive Secretariat, World Trade Organization
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