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WEE News: February 5-11

See what happened this week in women’s economic empowerment news (Weekly Roundup for February 5-11, 2016)

women's economic empowerment in the news

Starting this week, WEE News posts will be published on Mondays and will cover the full week prior.

In the News: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Dubai

The UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, hosted by the UAE Gender Balance Council brought up many WEE issues and what steps can be taken by private and public sector groups to empower women throughout the value chain.

Issues raised at the event will form a report to be released next month.

In the News: Women & Tech

DoubleXEconomy attended the Leveraging Technologies for Women’s Economic Empowerment webinar on Thursday 9 February hosted by UN Women and EmpowerWomen. Please take the time to watch the recording and the presentation.

Other Top Stories

P&G makes new commitment to gender equality 2/10/2017 The Times of India

What women can do for regional economies 2/7/2017 The Daily Express (Trinidad News)


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