Gender and Economic Growth Assessment for Ghana 2007

Gender and Economic Growth Assessment for Ghana 2007 [PDF]

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Gender and Economic Growth Assessment for Ghana 2007This project involved three main tasks, namely, a collection of baseline data on the legal, institutional and administrative barriers to investment that have a gender dimension in Ghana; an enterprise survey of women owned firms in Ghana; and collection of primary information through focus group discussions with representative female entrepreneurs and other key stakeholders in the country, including government officials, lawyers, and donor representatives. The report contains detailed technical analyses of information from survey respondents as well as interviews with selected women entrepreneurs, donors, advocacy groups, lawyers, and government officials. It presents key findings and a matrix of policy recommendations for enhancing gender considerations in economic activity, and in particular how to facilitate the economic role of women in Ghana.

 

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