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Infographics and Case Studies

Case study on women's inclusion based on the experience of We Connect in Mexico Download
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An in-depth case study offering good practices for women´s inclusion in the small and growing business sector, based on the work of We Connect Mexico.

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Infografía: La falta de inversión en empresas lideradas por mujeres y lo que tú puedes hacer al respecto. Download 666.29 kb
Infographic: Underinvestment in Women-led Enterprise and what you can do about it Download 623.17 kb
Infographic on the situation of women entrepreneurs in Mexico Download
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Infographic: Investing in Women-led Small and Growing Business (WSGBs) in Kenya Download
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Case study of CREA as an experience in supporting women entrepreneurs in Mexico Download
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CREA case study on supporting women entrepreneurs start their businesses.

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Research Studies, reports and papers

Women's Economic Leadership (old version) Download
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A programatic approach towards Gender Justice and Economic Development, this approach expects the implementers to work with a variety of actors and with three primary goals in mind: creating profitable and sustainable businesses with a strong focus on women-led enterprises, engaging other actors through a systemic approach and promoting positive changes for women in different levels: household, community and markets.

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The Problem Of Under-investment In Women-Led Small And Growing Business: An Ecosystem Perspective From Rural Latin America Download
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This report sets out to inform NGOs, capacity developers and impact investors about the current gap in women’s participation in enterprise, with the objective of providing recommendations to increase the number and performance of women-led enterprise in programmes and portfolios. 

 

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The Bottom Line: Why Gender Inclusion Is Good For Business Download
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Policy brief on the challenges faced by women when trying to participate in businesses and why it is important for businesses to be more gender inclusive. Over 30% of small and growing businesses (SGBs) are owned by women, playing a key role in driving economic growth and social development.

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Rising Women Entrepreneurs. Underinvestment in women entrepreneurs in Latin America Download
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Article describing the current challenges faced by women entpreneurs in accessing finance to start and grow their businesses and the benefits for financial service providers and investors in general when investing in this segment of the SME sector. The article focuses on some of the findings of a research project led by Value For Women in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Press Release on Investment in Women-Led Businesses Download
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Value for Women released a new research report this week detailing the problems of under-investment in women-led small and growing businesses. The report is the culmination of research conducted in collaboration with the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), BiD Network, ING Bank Sustainability, and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. The report, Beyond the Threshold: Investing in Women-led Small and Growing Businesses, and accompanying video were launched this week at the 2013 ANDE Annual Conference in Glen Cove, NY.

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Not Strictly Business. Improving Women's Entrepreneurship Through Soft-Skills Training and Engagement of Men  Download
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Women's business ownership in the small and growing business sector is essential to global economic growth. Women's economic participation in investment have an exponential impact on family and community well-being. To unleash the power of women led business for contributing to economic growth, barriers and challenges that women face must be addressed.

   

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No simplemente Negocios. Fomentando el espíritu emprendedor de las mujeres mediante la capacitación en aptitudes interpersonales y el involucramiento de los hombres Download
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Women's business ownership in the small and growing business sector is essential to global economic growth. Women's economic participation in investment have an exponential impact on family and community well-being. To unleash the power of women led business for contributing to economic growth, barriers and challenges that women face must be addressed.

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Metodología de Empoderamiento Económico de Mujeres (WEL) (Español) Download
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A programatic approach towards Gender Justice and Economic Development, this approach expects the implementers to work with a variety of actors and with three primary goals in mind: creating profitable and sustainable businesses with a strong focus on women-led enterprises, engaging other actors through a systemic approach and promoting positive changes for women in different levels: household, community and markets.

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Mejorando el desempeño empresarial a través de la inclusión de género Download
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El presente documento examina la justificación para apoyar modelos de negocio inclusivos y estructura de personal balanceada en cuanto a género, y explora cómo implementar la diversidad de género en la cultura organizacional. 

 

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How Stock Exchanges Can Advance Gender Equality (Summary) Download
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Many stock exchanges worldwide have established gender equality policies and are helping to raise the bar on gender rights, according to a new report published by the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative—in partnership with the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues of GIZ. The report frames the state of gender equality globally and provides case studies across exchanges in 13 markets:  Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. The report is in line with the global ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ event series on 6-10 March.

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How Stock Exchanges Can Advance Gender Equality Download
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Many stock exchanges worldwide have established gender equality policies and are helping to raise the bar on gender rights, according to a new report published by the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative—in partnership with the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues of GIZ. The report frames the state of gender equality globally and provides case studies across exchanges in 13 markets:  Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. The report is in line with the global ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ event series on 6-10 March.

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Directory for women entrepreneurs in Mexico (Spanish) Download
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A directory of services available in Mexico for entrepreneurs starting or growing their business, with an emphasis on women-oriented services and products.

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Cultivating Change. A conceptual framework for gender justice in markets based livelihoods programs. Download
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This document is the product of a period of reflection, analysis and learning in the Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC), about how best to contribute to gender justice through Oxfam's work in Market- Based Livelihoods (MBL). Given the xurrent regional strategic revision of Oxfam's work in LAC, this framework provides basic information necessary to equip OGB staff with conceptual tools in order to tackle the challenges of this new stage of innovative planning, as well as sharing a model which promotes lasting change based on equality. This document is intended as a conceptual tool to guide the search for more effective strategies in the promotion of gender justice through markets based livelihoods programmes and projects.

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Cultivando Cambios. Un marco conceptual para la justicia de género en programas de medios de vida (Spanish) Download
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This document is the product of a period of reflection, analysis and learning in the Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC), about how best to contribute to gender justice through Oxfam's work in Market- Based Livelihoods (MBL). Given the xurrent regional strategic revision of Oxfam's work in LAC, this framework provides basic information necessary to equip OGB staff with conceptual tools in order to tackle the challenges of this new stage of innovative planning, as well as sharing a model which promotes lasting change based on equality. This document is intended as a conceptual tool to guide the search for more effective strategies in the promotion of gender justice through markets based livelihoods programmes and projects.

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Creating Opportunities: Strengthening the Ecosystem for Women Entrepreneurs in Mexico Download
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Research report on women-led small and growing businesses in Mexico, the ecosystem that supports them, their challenges in access to finance and business development services and training and also an exploration of the opportunities for economic development and social impact of supporting these entrepreneurs with recommendations for ecosystem actors.

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Creando Oportunidades. Fortaleciendo el ecosistema para emprendedoras en México (Spanish) Download
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Research report on women-led small and growing businesses in Mexico, the ecosystem that supports them, their challenges in access to finance and business development services and training and also an exploration of the opportunities for economic development and social impact of supporting these entrepreneurs with recommendations for ecosystem actors.

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Beyond the Threshold: Investing in Women-led Small and Growing Business Download
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Research report on the characteristics, challenges and opportunities of women entrepreneurs with recommendations for policy action.

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