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Promoting gender equality and women's economic empowerment on the road to sustainable development: good practices from the UNECE region

04.08.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This document comprises examples of strategies and policies to promote gender equality and empower women on the road to sustainable development in the UNECE region. It highlights issues such as: pay gap, access to financial resources, access to education and training, right to ownership, right to microcredit loans, inequalities in the workplace…etc.The document also reflects the discussions, programmes and measures in East Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia presented at the Policy Seminar on Women’s Entrepreneurship Development on 19 September 2011 in Geneva.


  • Type of publication : Toolbox / Methodological guide
  • Author : United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • Publishing house : United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • Publication date : 2012
  • Number of pages : 47
  • Language : English


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