Action on gender equaliy , empowerment and ending violence against womenin Africa : a concept note
Africa’s economic performance since 1999 has been quite impressive, especially when compared with the negative gross domestic product (GDP) growth trends of the late 1980s and early 1990s. The region’s average annual GDP ...
Policy brief : mainstreaming health equity into the development agenda in Africa
Health inequalities are a reality in Africa as in other regions of the world. These inequalities are in part due to socio-economic differences, policy choices that countries make as the behavioural choices of individuals.
Joint annual meeting of the AU conference of ministers of economy and finance and ECA conference of African ministers of finance, planning and economic development
This paper is about the Opening Statement on the Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
ECA and Africa: fifty years of partnership
When ECA was founded in 1958, Africa was at a crossroads. African countries were just beginning to attain independence and there were great expectations and aspirations for the establishment of capable nation-states that ...
Ending violence against women in Africa : issues paper 1
Violence against women (VAW) is defined by the United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women (DEVAW) as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, ...