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Women’s Economic Empowerment Beyond 2015

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Women’s Economic Empowerment Beyond 2015Uncategorized

Written by Mayeesha Jamil, Enterprise Development Programme volunteer With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) fast approaching, the UN’s Open Working Group has been developing a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the aim to move beyond the 2015 framework – hopefully with a greater focus on women’s economic empowerment. While the …

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Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Facebook Team Up to Support Women Entrepreneurs

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Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Facebook Team Up to Support Women EntrepreneursUncategorized

Today the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Facebook announced a new partnership to support women entrepreneurs around the world by providing them with Facebook business resources and mentor support. The collaboration will involve Cherie Blair Foundation for Women’s Mentoring Programme, which connects mentors with women entrepreneurs from developing countries. Facebook is creating a new …

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Spices and SMS: How Mobile Phones Transform the Lives of Women

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Spices and SMS: How Mobile Phones Transform the Lives of WomenUncategorized

Written by Sevi Simavi. This was originally posted on the Huffington Post. In February, I wrote about our award-winning work with the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) and the Vodafone Foundation in India. This month I travelled to India to visit the women who are taking part in the project, “RUDIbens” as they are called, and …

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