Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa – Recommendations for Business Action – BSR (2017)

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2017 BSR – 69 pages

This report seeks to mobilise greater private-sector action to advance WEE in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It highlights key challenges facing women in SSA and offers companies operating in the region recommendations on how to promote WEE through their actions and by enabling and influencing others. Additionally, this research includes three industry briefs providing specific insights and recommendations for companies in the apparel, mining, and mobile telecommunications sectors. While the main target group for this report is the private sector, it also includes information that is interesting for anyone that is involved in WEE programmes.