This study is based on the OECD report "Women in Business: Policies to Support Women Entrepreneurship Development in the MENA Region," which provides an overview and recommendations for advancing support for women's entrepreneurship in the region. The region is also distinguished by a level of women's entrepreneurship and, more generally, by women's participation in economic life, which is much lower than that of men. What policies, institutional structures and initiatives exist in different countries to promote the economic involvement of women? How can they be improved? You will find this answers in this study.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.