Draft framework for implementation of the global and regional platforms for action in Africa
The Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in September 1995 called the World's attention to twelve critical areas of concern which need to be seriously addressed for accelerating the advancement of women. These ...
Etude sur la responsabilisation économique des femmes et leur rôle dans le développement socio-économique de l'Afrique
Les femmes constituent une importante ressource humaine non seulement en Afrique mais aussi dans les autres parties du monde. Elles constituent également plus de 50% de la population de l’Afrique et, selon les estimations, ...
A Technical report on a gender-aware macroeconomic model for evaluating impacts of policies on poverty reduction in Africa: the case for South Africa: part II: construction of the model and policy simulation results
This paper reports on the development and testing of a gender-aware Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) commutable general equilibrium model for South Africa to analyze the impact of fiscal policies and exogenous shocks ...
Gender characteristics of poverty with emphasis on the rural sector
A major concern of this report is to examine the extent to which- the concept of feminization of poverty is a reality in SSA. In order to test this hypothesis one has to look into the different characteristics of poverty, ...
Enhancing the role of African women entrepreneurs in regional economic cooperation and integration
This paper considers the new wave of regionalism and cooperation and looks into the future prospects in which African women entrepreneurs should participate effectively. The paper is organized in six main sections. Section ...
The role of women in agro-industries in four eastern and southern Africa countries : Botswana, Lesotho,Tanzania and Zimbabwe
This paper focuses on the role of women in agro-industries in eastern and southern Africa. The women of Africa have' historically played key roles in the African economy as contributors to their society and as caretakers ...
CHGA interactive Botswana meeting outcomes
HIV/AIDS is the greatest leadership challenge in Africa today. Across the board, we see how HIV/AIDS and its wider social and economic impacts are standing in the way of the sustainable development of Africa. The Commission ...
The PRSP process in Ghana
Ghana is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa that has undergone fundamental economic and political transformations over the past decade and half. Although the results of the economic reform programs have been far from ...
Directives pour la mise en oeuvre de la plate-forme d'action africaine: position commune africaine pour la promotion de la femme
La Plate-forme d'action africaine qui a été adoptée par la cinquième Conférence régionale préparatoire de la quatrième Conférence mondiale sur les femmes est la position commune africaine pour la promotion de la femme.
Assessing the girl child
In promoting information on national development policies and strategies, the African Centre for the Woman (ACW) expects this report to help strengthen the ongoing dialogue with the national, regional, subregional and ...