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Gender Matters in Economic Empowerment Interventions: A Research Review

By Mayra Buvinic and Megan O’DonnellA review of the recent evaluation evidence on financial services and training interventions questionstheir gender neutrality and suggests that some design features…Continue

Started Jul 19

Unpaid Care and Women’s Empowerment: Lessons from Research and Practice

By Mary O’Neill, Alejandra Vargas, Deepta ChopraProviding care — for the young, the old, and the infirm — is a vital but grossly undervalued part of the global economy. While both men and women rely…Continue

Started Jul 19

This What a Feminist Foreign Policy Looks Like

America’s neighbors to the north are mounting an experiment.Last week, Canada announced its “…Continue

Started Jun 13

 

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How do Social Norms affect Women's Financial Inclusion

Social norms are increasingly recognised as a major barrier to women's economic empowerment. In this interview, recorded at the 2017 WEE Global Learning Foru...
Jun 5
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

Shifting social norms at scale: Insights from the Practitioners' Learning Group

Facilitated by Oxfam and the SEEP Network, the Practitioners' Learning Group (PLG) on Shifting Social Norms in the Economy at Scale aims to better understand how to address social norms in the economy and create change at scale.During the recent WEE Global Learning Forum, initial insights were shared with a wide audience during a particularly well attended session articulated around the following themes:Overview of what social…See More
Jun 2
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

How do we measure women’s empowerment?

Empowering women and supporting gender equality is the stated aim of many development projects. Often these projects are asked to monitor and evaluate the extent to which their work is contributing to achieving greater empowerment, but there is little guidance on how to do it. In this blog Simone Lombardini presents a new guide to measuring women’s empowerment in Oxfam projects, developed through five years of impact evaluations.Since 2011, Oxfam GB has been conducting impact evaluations of…See More
Jun 1
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Jun 1
Vincent Trousseau posted a video

Women’s Economic Empowerment: In Conversation with President Luis Guillermo Solis

Luis Guillermo Solis discusses the importance of women in development in Costa Rica.
May 30
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

Addressing non-market constraints for sustained WEE - A theory of change

In her opening keynote to the WEE Global Learning Forum, Prof. Naila Kabeer, Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics, presented a theory of change for sustainable women’s economic empowerment.In this short interview, Prof. Naila Kabeer explains how this theory of change should address structural barriers, and provides some insights on how to translate this into a programmatic approach.Read the latest blog from Naila Kabeer…See More
May 24
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR WEE

We are delighted to launch the second "Question of the week"! Every month, we will publish a question from members of the network and seek opinions and answers from you all. This week, the question focuses on collective action for WEE:Women are often excluded from market-related decision-making (such as for price negotiations, investment or access to credit). How can collective groups influence decision-making processes in markets to empower women, and what is our role in assisting them do…See More
May 19
Vincent Trousseau posted an event

3rd AFRICA WOMEN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION at SOUTH AFRICA

October 5, 2017 to October 6, 2017
WHY ATTEND?JOINAfrica’s top women entrepreneurs, leaders in innovation and top economic transformers from diverse sectors.CONTRIBUTEto the exchange of ideas, approaches and good practices in the area of promoting empowerment, innovation and entrepreneurship for women.FINDmeasures to improve access to finance to women entrepreneurs through a comprehensive programme.EXPLOREthe role of various intermediaries such as social enterprises, associations, foundations, NGOs, and micro-finance…See More
May 8
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

The Business Case for Women's Employment in Agribusiness

This reportwas prepared by IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, as part of a work program on women’s employment in agribusiness funded by the World Bank Group’s Private Sector Window of the Umbrella Facility for Gender Equality.Women play a crucial role in the agribusiness sector, and agriculture remains the most important…See More
May 5
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

Women’s Economic Empowerment: Measuring Progress & Championing Results

Published in the Huffingtonn Post:Closing the gender pay gap, increasing access to finance for women, and enacting regulatory and legal policies to increase women’s economic participation cannot be achieved without businesses committing to action, and many already have done so. This article reviews some of the instruments around certifications, reporting and measuring progress on WEE.…See More
May 3
Vincent Trousseau posted an event

WEE Twitter Chat at Online

May 3, 2017 all day
Please join us Wednesday, May 3rd for a Twitter Chat in preparation for SEEP’s upcoming Women's Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum! This a great opportunity to promote tools, projects, and learnings! Oxfam's Jane Remme willl facilitate a one hour session (1-2pm UK time) on unpaid care work. Join the conversation and use the #WEEForumChat hashtag!See More
May 1
Vincent Trousseau posted an event

Webinar on Science,Technology and Innovation at Online

April 27, 2017 from 4pm to 5pm
UN Women, WIPO and UNESCO cordially invites you to participate in a global e-discussion from 24 April - 5 May 2017 on EmpowerWomen.org.On the International Girls in ICT Day 2017 they will host a…See More
Apr 24
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Apr 21
Vincent Trousseau posted an event

Gender and Macroeconomics: What’s Next? at DC/Online

April 20, 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
Although the economic benefits of female economic empowerment and the policies that support its advancement are well-known, much remains to be done to deliver on the goal of a meaningful and lasting transformation. The panel will take the debate on gender and macroeconomics one step further. Panelists will discuss the practical measures needed, look at what works and what does not, and consider what each committed partner—in government, the private sector, and beyond—needs to do to drive change.See More
Apr 20
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

UNCDF Call for EOIs: SHIFT Challenge Fund for Women’s Economic Empowerment

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund entitled “Linking remittances as a catalyst for financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment”. The fund will award matching grants to projects offering either an innovative business model or scaling-up of an existing business model for international remittance service delivery for women in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and…See More
Apr 13
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

Understanding Oxfam’s WEE in Value Chains Programming

Oxfam implements programmes to improve women’s economic empowerment (WEE) within value chains in more than 40 countries. This article highlights distinctive characteristics of Oxfam’s programmatic approach to tackle the broad spectrum of barriers to WEE.Covering around 30 projects, the review provides great insights in the kinds of approaches Oxfam is taking within its programmes to improve women’s livelihoods, wellbeing and realise their economic rights, and in the ways in which programmes are…See More
Apr 11

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DIgital Communications Lead- Knowledge Hub on Women's Economic Empowerment in Agriculture
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Oxfam
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Communications
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French, English

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A human economy for women and men

How can we build an economy that works for everyone? Fenella Porter explains why in order to conceptualise a truly ‘human’ economy we need to look at inequalities of gender as much as inequalities of wealth.

If the world turned upside down and we replaced all the women with men, and all the men with women, we still wouldn’t have gender equality.

This is because although there are many examples of women and men who have crossed the gender division…

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Posted on July 26, 2017 at 8:33

A holistic approach to women’s economic empowerment

What does economic empowerment look like and how can it be achieved? Vincent Trousseau looks at examples from Oxfam’s programmes in Zambia and Morocco and introduces our new conceptual framework.

What is women’s economic empowerment?

Oxfam believes that effective economic empowerment for…

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Posted on June 27, 2017 at 7:30

Trends on WEE: addressing systemic barriers, the new world of work and evidence of impact

The recent WEE Global Learning Forum was a unique opportunity to explore the trends on WEE and to learn from innovative initiatives implemented by development actors. This article gives some insights on our take-aways from the event!

Systemic barriers, including social norms freezing the expected roles of women and men, were high on the agenda and there appeared to be consensus amongst…

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Posted on June 14, 2017 at 10:30

Shifting social norms at scale: Insights from the Practitioners' Learning Group

Facilitated by Oxfam and the SEEP Network, the Practitioners' Learning Group (PLG) on Shifting Social Norms in the Economy at Scale aims to better understand how to address social norms in the economy and create change at scale.

During the recent WEE Global Learning Forum, initial insights were shared with a wide audience during a particularly well attended session articulated around the following…

Continue

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 12:30

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