Women entrepreneurial skills not fully supported

Women entrepreneurial skills not fully supported

By Melody Kandare Johannesburg, 18 July: While on a work assignment to administer monitoring and evaluation questionnaires on the progress of the SADC protocol on gender and development in Midvaal one of Gauteng’s town I was disappointed to see the struggles of local women entrepreneurship. It made me realise that entrepreneurship policies are not fully […]

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs on International Day for Small, Medium-sized Enterprises

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs on International Day for Small, Medium-sized Enterprises

By Sheila Maingi Johannesburg, June 23: Today for the first time ever we celebrate International Day for small, medium-sized enterprises under the theme Small Business –Big Impact. According to the World Economic Forum, “SMEs are a driver of most jobs created in Sub-Saharan Africa; they generate an average of 80% of jobs in the region.” […]

June 27, 2017 Themes: Business | Economics Programs: Gender & Governance | News

It’s equally a woman’s world

Name of article: Its women world Name of publication: Finite Magazine Country: Lesotho Theme: Business Synopsis Brief description of the item of work you submitted and motivation of why it is a good example of gender awareness and sensitivity in advancing gender equality Post-2015. The attachment depicts two articles of women occupying key positions normally […]

The LUX Project – Empowerment Training for Women in Cite Mangalkhan, Mauritius

This project will holistically help women to come out of their precarious situation through an Empowerment programme. This will help them be less vulnerable to depression, discouragement, violence, unemployment and other health and social ills. The project has been launched on the 14th of March in line with the International Day of Women 2017. 24 […]

Women’s business matters in South Africa

A good practice guide for providers of training, advice and financial assistance to women business owners. The guide looks at the nature of women’s business and addresses gender specific problems as well as access to training and the design of training courses and individual business counselling.

A report on women in the global market: trade through African women’s eyes

The SADC seminar on Women and Trade June 28 – July 3, 1998 hosted by the Women’s National Convention held in Port Shepstone. Papers include: Macro economics v gender aware economics, influencing economic policy from a gender perspective and women confronting globalisation

September 9, 2016 Themes: Business | Economics Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Luweero Women’s Trade Fair: Activity Report

Women’s Trade Fair held in Luweero District, Uganda in 2015. The theme was ensuring women’s economic justice through value addition. Comments from participants and exhibitors’ feedback is included.

Report on household’s access to specific economic, social and cultural rights: The case of Mongu Urban

The main objective of this study was to generate baseline information for use in facilitating the promotion of human rights. The specific objectives included the following: to establish the level of awareness of ESCR in the urban parts of Mongu district;  to establish the level of access to social services like education and health; to […]

Women of Vietnam Review

Vietnam’s most powerful businesswomen The rise of women’s political participation The role of women in promoting traditions Campaign to encourage men to protect women and girls Work for women’s advancement

Top Women in Business and Government

This issue contains the top 100 companies and a feature on Maria Ramos entitled “find out why Maria Ramos is banking on Africa”.  There are also articles on three South Africa global icons which include Phumzile Mlambo Nguka, Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma and Miriam Makeba as well as one on South Africa’s women ambassadors and and on […]