Countries can narrow economic and social inequalities, and deliver on long-term commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights, by prioritizing universal health care.
A safe work environment and women’s economic autonomy are drivers of growth and good development. They also protect girls and women from violence.
The transition to a low-carbon economy needs to be consciously designed to be socially equitable and inclusive–a just transition. Moreover, the transition cannot be gender-neutral but must be gender-just.
This International Women’s Day theme of DigitALL explores the impact of the digital gender gap on widening inequalities and promotes the inclusion of women and other marginalized groups into technology. This is particularly important in the Pacific.
Women need to be engaged in designing, implementing, and monitoring climate-smart agriculture. With a food crisis and climate change affecting millions of people in Asia and the Pacific, equipping female farmers with technology, support, and resources, is a win for women and food security overall.
Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Kazakhstan need increased financing coupled with targeted, innovative solutions to continue driving the economy and creating jobs.
Women´s contributions to climate action are severely limited by systems that downplay women´s roles, capacity, and potential. Greater access to sustainable and gender-equitable green finance will help women be frontrunners in global efforts to address climate change.
A great credit score is crucial to secure loans. But traditional credit scoring models put many women at a disadvantage. It’s time for a new model.
Large infrastructure projects financed by development organizations can increase the risks of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment for women and girls in project communities. Policies need to be in place to protect these vulnerable communities.
The recent IPCC reports have pointed out the climate emergency the world is facing. Through women’s leadership in climate action, we can better address the crisis.