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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…Continue

Started May 19

The Business Case for Women's Employment in Agribusiness

This reportwas prepared by IFC, the private…Continue

Started May 5

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…Continue

Started May 3

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…Continue

Started Apr 13

 

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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.See More
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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
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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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Women's Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum at Bangkok, Thailand

May 23, 2017 to May 25, 2017
The SEEP Network is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment in market systems. The forum will bring together thought leaders and contributors in the field of women’s economic empowerment facilitating dialogue amongst leading stakeholders, building global learning connections, and promoting effective practice and policy.Rationale for a Global Learning ForumOver the past several years, there has been increasing evidence regarding the importance of women’s economic…See More
Apr 10
Vincent Trousseau posted a video

Sustainable energy for Women's Economic Empowerment

Energy poverty is acute in many parts of rural Senegal, but 160 women entrepreneurs in Tambacounda are mobilising to provide access to modern energy and tran...
Mar 29
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

Interview with winners of the WEE Leadership Awards

On 8th March, Winnie Byanyima announced the winners of the WEE Leadership Awards, an event organised by Oxfam’s Knowledge Hub on Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Agriculture to recognise staff members from across Oxfam and partner and community organisations who have shown exceptional championship of WEE.Aida Zubčević, M.B. Akhter and Eaetemad Rafallah Abdallah have kindly accepted to share with us what this…See More
Mar 28
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

CSW in the news

See below a collection of articles on the 61st session of the Convention on the Status of Women:Closing session, UN Commission agrees roadmap to women’s economic empowermentUN News CenterThe United Nations Commission on the Status of Women today agreed on a roadmap to women’s full and equal participation in the economy as a vital step to achieving sustainable development as the body concluded its two-week session. …See More
Mar 27
Vincent Trousseau posted videos
Mar 24

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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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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.…

Continue

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 7:00

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…

Continue

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 16:00

Interview with winners of the WEE Leadership Awards

On 8th March, Winnie Byanyima announced the winners of the WEE Leadership Awards, an event organised by Oxfam’s Knowledge Hub on Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Agriculture to recognise staff members from across Oxfam and partner and community organisations who have shown exceptional championship of WEE.

Aida Zubčević, M.B. Akhter and Eaetemad Rafallah Abdallah have kindly accepted to share with us what…

Continue

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 9:23

Why men matter in closing the caregiving divide

The involvement of men and boys is a prerequisite for shifting social norms around unpaid care work. Jane Kato-Wallace, Senior Program Officer at Promundo-US, highlights the implications for organizations addressing the caregiving divide.

The unpaid care work divide represents an enduring aspect of gender inequality where men are expected to be the breadwinners while women are responsible for care and domestic work. One of the reasons is because…

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Posted on March 21, 2017 at 9:00

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