Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

Women Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

Our Focus for Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship


  • economic independence

    Promote women’s economic independence, including employment, and eradicate the persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women

  • Ensure Gender Equality

    Ensure women’s equal access to economic resources, including land, credit science and technology, vocational training, information, communication and markets,

  • Gender Sensitive Programmes

    Develop gender-sensitive multi-sectoral programmes and strategies to end social subordination of women and girls and to ensure their social and economic empowerment and equality

1. Women Access to Economic Resources


Ensure women’s equal access to economic resources, including land, credit science and technology, vocational training, information, communication and markets, as a means to further the advancement and empowerment of women and girls, including through the enhancement of their capacities to enjoy the benefits of equal access to these resources, inter alia, by means of international cooperation .

2. Women Economic Independence


Promote women’s economic independence, including employment, and eradicate the persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women by addressing the structural causes of poverty through changes in economic structures, ensuring equal access for all women, including those in rural areas, as vital development agents, to productive resources, opportunities and public services

3. Gender Sensitive Programmes


Develop gender-sensitive multisectoral programmes and strategies to end social subordination of women and girls and to ensure their social and economic empowerment and equality .