Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
COVID-19 is reshaping global value chains and policy landscapes. In this brief, leaders from government, business and women’s economic empowerment networks identify key trends and potential scenarios for women in trade.The brief presents nine actions that governments, corporations and the global community can take to ensure that ‘building back better’ unlocks women’s entrepreneurship and results in more equal and sustainable societies. These actions include strategies to boost women’s participation in corporate and government procurement markets, devise financing and business support options that match the needs of small women-led firms, and provide targeted training to promote resilience and competitiveness.
Publication Date: 22 Oct. 2020