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Jan 1, 2006

Case Study Excerpt - Promoting Women's Employment in Mining

Sometimes companies can effectively pioneer change and challenge notions of workplace stereotypes. Programa Mujer, in Chile, is an innovative example of how to break with traditions that excludes women from mining operations.

Jan 1, 2006

Case Study Excerpt - "Going Beyond": Women's Empowerment Program in Sri Lanka and India

The MAS Holdings and its subsidiary companies launched a women's empowerment program entitled Go Beyond and the MAS Go Beyond "Empowered Woman of the Year" competition. The company’s apparel and manufacturing plants were over 90% women; a majority of them from predominantly rural backgrounds with limited access to enhance their education and skill base.

Aug 1, 2005

PEP MENA Gender Entrepreneurship Markets Analysis Tool

This manual provides practical guidance on how to analyze the needs of male and female entrepreneurs and how to open up opportunities to allow women to develop their businesses.

Aug 1, 2005

Case Study Excerpt - Addressing Gender Impacts in Privatization of Kenya Railways

Selecting workers for retrenchment during workforce realignments can be a difficult task. Some selection criterion such as length of service or qualifications can still unfairly target particular groups, especially women in the workforce.

Jan 1, 2005

Gender and Economic Growth in Uganda

This landmark report reflects the government of Uganda's concern that without the full economic contribution of both men and women, opportunities for job creation and economic growth are being missed.

Jan 1, 2001

Voices of Women in the Private Sector

This report highlights some of the entrepreneurial obstacles and needs faced by women in Indonesia's micro, small and medium enterprises, from legal discrimination to educational disadvantage; social pressures and access to finance issues.

Jan 1, 2001

Public Private Partnerships — Promoting Gender Equity — The Gender and Growth Assessment for Uganda

The Gender and Growth Assessment identified specific legal and administrative barriers to investment that have a gender dimension and suggested that Uganda could gain as much as 2% growth per annum by addressing gender inequalities.

Jan 1, 2001

Gender Equal Land Laws: Driving Businesses Forward

Not having comprehensive rights to land restricts the way in which land can be used as collateral for business borrowing, and both hampers credit markets and dampens the business environment in general.

Jan 1, 2001

Access to Finance for Women - Leveraging Donor Funding to Assist Highly Disadvantaged Women Across Africa

This report focuses on AWDF, an Africa-wide fundraising and grant-making initiative for African women. It is the first attempt at an Africawide philanthropic institution promoting social change through the funding of autonomous women's organizations.