Report Release: Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment and M&E Guidelines

From the Women's Economic Empowerment: A Roadmap website: Design challenges are common to most program evaluations, but this is especially true for programs that measure women's economic empowerment. This is because of the interdependence between women's economic and social roles, which influences their business choices and returns to those businesses. For example, because women have >> Read more

Live webcasts this week from the Commission on the Status of Women

Watch these events live on EmpowerWomen.org: Wednesday 11 March, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (EDT) "Principles into Practice: Market Place and Value Chain" organized by UN Women's Empower Women Team during the annual event on the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Wednesday 11 March, 3:00 to 4:15 pm (EDT) "Unlocking domestic capital for women's economic empowerment" organized >> Read more

Call for proposals: Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW)

The Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program has announced a new call for research proposals. This call, on the effects of patterns of growth on women’s economic empowerment aims to generate new evidence on the impact of specific growth patterns, and which public policies and interventions can ensure that the positive effects of >> Read more

Webinar: Women’s economic empowerment in inclusive market systems development

This learning series will take place over the first half of 2015, bringing you the chance to closely engage with key experts on conceptual and practical issues around women’s economic empowerment in inclusive market systems. Through a thought-provoking sequence of webinars, e-discussions and social media engagement, participants will learn about good practices, practical implementation considerations and >> Read more