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, ...
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 ...
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.
Business Management in the Informal Sector: A Case Study of Market Women
This report presents the major findings of a study of the business management practices, inadequacy, and needs of Ugandan women market traders among 489 Ugandan women aged 15 years and above in the towns of Kampala.
Appraisal and assessment of the implementation of the Abuja declaration on participatory development : the role of women in Arica in the 1990s, a regional perspective
The primary objective of this report is to present the progress made on the overall implementation of the Abuja Declaration and is the first review on the implementation of the Abuja Declaration to be presented to the ...
Ther role of women in informal trade in general and in economic development process
This short study sets out to examine the role of women in the informal sector and their contribution to economic development. Even though the paper lacks in concrete statistical evidence for the majority of African countries, ...
Enhancing the role of women in domestic trade
This document contains information on Enhancing the role of women in domestic trade, of the Technical Meeting of Experts of the Twelfth Session of the Conference of African Ministers of Trade, held in Tunis, Tunisia, from ...
The role of women in the peace process : an African perspective
The paper deals on Women's participation in all aspects of social life, both at the national and international levels, therefore, is essential for the continued progress toward the achievement of justice, equality, development ...