Forum On Women’s Entrepreneurship Promotion

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Her Excellency Dr Ing Kantha Phavi, minister of women’s affairs said: “Economic empowerment of women is a key strategy to promote gender equality and poverty alleviation and it is clearly articulated in specific targets under CMDG3 as one important goal among nine goals to be achieved by 2015.” Her announcement was made during the forum on women issues last week.

“today’s event aims at creating a platform of exchange and a network among the key players in the government, development partners and private sector to identify the specific challenges that women entrepreneurs usually experience and explore some of the good practices on how to overcome these constrains.” Minister adds. Ministry fully supports women entrepreneurs to address these challenges and contribute to promote gender equality and economic empowerment in the context of sustainable development and poverty reduction.