The pursuit of women’s economic empowerment has been ongoing for years, yet women continue to face significant barriers to accessing economic opportunities. To explore the current gendered policy designs and propose new approaches to promote gender equality in the economic sphere, Digital Frontiers hosted a thought-provoking webinar titled “Challenging International Women’s Economic Empowerment Trends”.
During the webinar, expert speakers Nolwazi Hlope and Folasade Agbejule delved into the latest research and policy developments on the topic. They analyzed the limitations of existing policy frameworks and presented innovative policy solutions and best practices that promote gender equality in the economic sphere. They also discussed strategies for engaging key stakeholders and promoting cross-sectoral collaboration to advance women’s economic empowerment.
Overall, the webinar provided a thought-provoking and informative discussion of the current state of women’s economic empowerment globally, the role of policy design in shaping women’s economic opportunities, and innovative policy solutions and best practices that can help promote gender equality in the economic sphere. Attendees left with new insights and actionable recommendations for promoting women’s economic empowerment in their own contexts.