WEE News: June 2017

See what happened in women’s economic empowerment news
Roundup for June 2017
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women's economic empowerment in the news

Committee to support women’s economic empowerment formed in UAE 6/21/2017
Thomson Reuters

The Case for Mainstreaming Gender in Trade Policy 6/22/2017
UNCTAD

Empowering Women in Africa – From the US 6/26/2017
Light Reading

Google CEO Pichai, Walmart India’s Iyer hail GST bill as ‘game-changing reform’ 6/26/2017
Hindustan Times

Mentoring Matters: How More Women Can Get The Right People In Their Corner 6/24/2017
Forbes

How Some of the World’s Biggest Brands Are Fighting Sexism in Advertising 6/20/2017
Fortune

Ontario Wants Your Ideas on Women’s Economic Empowerment 6/9/2017
City of Ontario, Canada

Closing Gender Gaps for a More Inclusive Asia 6/1/2017
The Financial

UN supports women’s economic empowerment initiative in Afghanistan’s west 6/8/2017
UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

Bid to promote women’s economic empowerment 6/13/2017
The Fiji Times

Fiji holds workshop to empower women 6/12/2017
XinhuaNet

DESA, Partners Organizing EGMs on SDGs under Review 6/12/2017
IISD

LCCBC, UN Women Target Women Empowerment 6/1/2017
The News (Liberia News Source) and AllAfrica

Women economic participation in Saudi Arabia moving slowly: Report 6/7/2017
Arab News

Brands urged to empower women in the apparel industry 6/14/2017
International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Building Inclusive Economies
How Women’s Economic Advancement Promotes Sustainable Growth 6/2017
Council on Foreign Relations

Kiva and Bank of America Launch Partnership to Accelerate Women’s Entrepreneurship Around the Globe 6/13/2017
Kiva.org

ACWF VP Attends Asia-Europe Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment 6/5/2017
Women of China

Govt allocates Rs2.7b for women empowerment 6/19/2017
The Express Tribune (Pakistan News)

Wal-Mart backs female-owned firms 6/1/2017
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

After climate loss, Ivanka moves on 6/1/2017
Politico

Pulitzer Center Gender Lens Conference Highlights 6/5/2017
Pulitzer Center

No law will be effective until basic human dignity of women is not recognized 6/2/2017
The Avenue Mail

ISM Report: Resistance and Empowerment in al-Khalil’s Women’s Cooperative 6/1/2017
International Middle East Media Center

AfDB approves $343,000 to enhance honey production in Rwanda 6/4/2017
CPI Financial

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