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Video Stories - Empowering Women in Business in East Asia and the Pacific

Mar 7, 2013 1:00:01 AM EST
Women are driving development across East Asia Pacific. Around two thirds of women in the region work, and more women manage and own firms in East Asia Pacific than in other developing regions. Nonetheless, women still earn less than men for similar work - around 70 to 80 percent on average. From Indonesia to Vietnam to Tonga to China, IFC is working to empower women in business in the region. IFC is unlocking their economic potential by increasing access to finance and reducing barriers to women entrepreneurship. [TOPIC: Women / REGION: East Asia & the Pacific]