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Promoting gender equality and women's economic empowerment on the road to sustainable development: good practices from the UNECE region
UNECE, 2012
by: Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

In order to facilitate women’s economic empowerment and sustainable progress towards gender equality in its member states, UNECE provides this booklet as a summary of good practices. Achieving gender equality requires measures to compensate for existing disadvantages that prevent equal opportunities from being presented to both men and women. UNECE has identified several key areas where disadvantages for women currently exist in the region and has identified policy and programmatic strategies that are currently being implemented in many of its member States to target them. These key areas include: access to resources, equality in the workplace, entrepreneurship development, decision-making power, and the reconciliation of work and family responsibilities.

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