This page brings together a selection of high-quality webinars from a range of sources to provide a learning hub on women’s economic empowerment (WEE). The webinars cover many different aspects of WEE and to help easily identify which webinar is best for you, the following key is used:
Introductory: indicates a webinar provides a clear, scene-setting introduction to the topic
Case studies: indicates a webinar discusses the design and impact of one or more WEE programmes
Practical: indicates a webinar contains practical guidance for designing or implementing a WEE programme
For more resources on WEE, check out the link to the corresponding section of our WEE Knowledge Page given beneath each set of webinars.
- Making the economic and business case for WEE
- Constraints and opportunities for WEE in different sectors and contexts
- Integrating gender and WEE in different PSD approaches
- Measuring gender and WEE results in PSD
- PSD programme case studies highlighting impacts across different empowerment dimensions
Women’s economic empowerment: The (inclusive) business case, Business Call to Action, 2018
This webinar explores the business case for the private sector to actively engage women, and the role for business to promote and support WEE.
This webinar discusses the effects of gender-related differences in climate information needs, access and use on adaptation responses and resilience.
This webinar shares insights on the status of gender inequality in a dairy-based market system and strategies to make it gender inclusive.
This webinar shares lessons learned from projects that aim to empower women in non-production agricultural roles.
This webinar introduces gender-related issues in delivery and use of urban services, and highlights interventions that increase WEE.
Gender implications for energy infrastructure, AGENT, 2018
This webinar looks at the gender considerations around large-scale energy infrastructure projects, and highlights good practices in the sector.
This webinar discusses examples of research helping design effective interventions for empowering girls.
This webinar explores how practitioners can adapt their approach to women’s empowerment in fragile and conflict-affected states.
This webinar introduces the elements of empowerment, types of interventions, and underlying rules that sit within WEE in market systems.
This webinar features the use of a push/pull framework in projects designed to empower rural women by improving their access to markets.
How to tackle violence against women and girls, BEAM Exchange, 2015
This webinar presents how gender-based violence can constrain market access and hence limit the impact of markets systems programmes.
This webinar considers how financial inclusion can empower women and how financial services can be best designed to address women’s needs.
Understanding Invisible Labour in Supply Chains: Impact, Opportunities, and Examples, Work and Opportunities for Women, 2020
This webinar looks at unpaid work and care in supply chains and how to address the issues they pose, particularly for women.
Why we care about care – An introduction, UN Women Training Centre, 2017
This webinar discusses what care is, the factors contributing to the current unjust care system, and how to move towards a fairer system.
Facilitating women’s economic empowerment: Tackling gender norms and unpaid care, BEAM Exchange, 2016
This webinar considers how gender norms influence WEE and how market systems programmes can address unpaid care.
This webinar discusses the challenges women entrepreneurs in Africa face and puts forward solutions to address these challenges.
This webinar looks at men’s attitudes towards gender equality and shares insights on how they can be engaged as allies to achieve WEE.
This webinar outlines the process of developing measurement instruments and highlights examples of indicators for financial inclusion.
This webinar introduces three poverty measurement tools and discusses their strengths, weaknesses, and practical implications.
This webinar discusses the findings from projects providing access to mobile savings and training to women small business owners.
This webinar shares good practices and lessons learned from ‘edutainment’ campaigns to promote WEE.