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While many inclusive businesses support the concept of gender-inclusivity, much more can be done to ensure that women’s economic empowerment is promoted in the workplace.
Among the investments supported by the Afghanistan Business Innovation Fund were businesses that targeted women as workers, producers, and consumers.
There is a blueprint to overcoming the barriers that limit women's participation in the formal economy.
A well-crafted action plan has helped women in Bangladesh who want to start small and medium-sized enterprises have a more equal playing field with men.
Leveling the playing field for women opens opportunities for countries to increase development gains.
Embracing technology for financial service delivery benefits both women-led enterprises and financial institutions.
In Sri Lanka, the rural water sector has benefited from the active role of women in management and operations.
Innovative and sustained support for Grameen-style lending expanded financial services for underserved groups, including women.
This piece highlights how sustainable tourism development can support the empowerment of women and minorities.
Gender tip sheets make the business case for mainstreaming gender goals into finance, renewable energy, agribusiness, and other private sector projects.