Commitment to Action

Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment

Commitment by

United Nations Women

In 2013, UN Women committed to promoting women's economic empowerment by making available a global one-stop service platform 'The Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment' to promote mobilization and access to world expertise, knowledge sharing, innovation, and partnerships for women's economic empowerment. Through its Learning Center, the Knowledge Gateway will make available tools, manuals, training material and how-to's for its users to learn and grow their businesses and farms, access decent jobs, and increase their income. The Knowledge Gateway will cover a broad spectrum of issues: women's employment, entrepreneurship, leadership, and access to resources; issues related to enabling policies, energy ,the environment, and agriculture; as well as measuring women's economic empowerment for accountability.

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Commitment

Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment

Launched

2013

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$7,000,000

Region

Middle East & North Africa, Africa, Latin America & Caribbean, Asia

Countries

EGYPT, KENYA, PANAMA, SENEGAL, THAILAND, TURKEY

Commitment by

United Nations Women

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Canada