Booklet: Regional Learning Workshop

Innovative Integrated Development Solutions To Advance Women's Economic Empowerment

Innovative Integrated Development Solutions To Advance Women's Economic Empowerment
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Sunday, January 21, 2018

This booklet includes abtract and biography of speakers, agenda and participant list. of the Regional Learning Workshop that will be organized on 25-26 January 2018 in Siem Reap.

About The Workshop

Promoting Womens Economic Empowerment (WEE) is seen as one of the most important driving forces behind reducing poverty and aiding economic growth. Thus, this sharing workshop will bring together relevant stakeholders from across the region - including government, I/NGOs, donor agencies and private sector representatives active in the field of women’s economic empowerment and community resilience development - to share methods and approaches on a broad perspective but also to present concrete success stories/case studies to analyse the effects of programs or projects on women economic empowerment.

It will be both a scoping exercise to review the effectiveness of current interventions and a way of reflecting on the opportunities to bring relevant experiences up to scale with the final objective to improve Women Economic Empowerment.

The specific objective of the workshop is to showcase practical experiences on how to incorporate WEE into program delivery in a wide range of sectors including agriculture, gender-based violence and women leadership, reproductive health, livelihoods and SMEs, urban migration, financial inclusion, MFIs and mobile banking, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, guidelines and policies.

The agenda of the workshop focuses on three key themes:

  • Private Sector Engagement through Value Chain Development
  • Formal Financial Services and Technology
  • The Transformative Nature of Women’s Economic Empowerment: Informal
  • Financial Services - A Catalyst for Change