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Women entrepreneurs
Successful women entrepreneurs are fighting to create economic opportunities for those looking to follow their example and close the gap on gender inequality. Economic experts believe that an increase in women participating in economy could drastically improve economic growth in both developed economies and emerging markets.
From gender-based violence to social exclusion, there is still a long way to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 5 on gender equality and the empowering of women and girls.
Women in Nigeria
In Nigeria, addressing the question of gender equality and gender issues requires long-term structured engagement. A sense of ownership of the process to implementers and beneficiaries can help drive this process and create a sustainable culture shift.
Nicaraguan girl smiling
Women in Nicaragua face high rates of gender-based violence, with 80% of all reported acts of sexual violence being committed against girls. Tackling the problems of gender, from violence to economic exclusion, must start with the acknowledgement of fundamental human rights.
Strengthening women's role in development work
In 2016, the European Commission launched its second Gender Action Plan (GAP), with the aim of making all EU development assistance gender-sensitive. To accomplish this, the GAP brought in Gender Focal Persons (GFPs) whose role is to oversee that all development programmes, projects and action documents deliver more effectively on the commitments towards gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment.
Woman in Peru
Violence against women takes myriad forms, including domestic, sexual, gender-based, legal, economic and political.