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WEE News: December 29-January 4

See what happened this week in women’s economic empowerment news (Week of December 29, 2016 – January 4, 2017)

women's economic empowerment in the news

The Problem of Underinvestment in Women-Led Small and Growing Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean: ‘The Most Missing of the Missing Middle (M4)’ 1/3/2017 Oxfam Research Report

Women led businesses continue to suffer from underinvestment due, among other reasons, to gender discrimination, limited ability to attract investments (as a result of their smaller size and location in slow growing sectors of the economy) and insufficient financial services tailored to the needs of women entrepreneurs.

Store invigorates Nairobi women’s peacemaking group 1/1/2017 Crux (Catholic News Service)

How Katsina women benefit from goat breeding 1/4/2017 Daily Trust

Surrounded By Women: Sodexo CEO Michel Landel On Leadership 1/4/2016 Forbes

Nigerian Women Can Be Change Agents If Empowered- NGO Founder 12/30/2016 ChannelsTV

Soroptimist International vows aid in empowering women 1/1/2017 Baguio Midland Courier

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