Post in Gender

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Closing the Dream Gap: the Key to an Inclusive & Equitable Education

Girls and boys begin to classify jobs according to gender at the age of six. At the age of 12, about 50% of girls aspire only to stereotypically feminine roles – this is the “dream gap.”

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How Can the Private Sector Contribute to Gender Issues in Bolivia?

The private sector can help strengthen the recent progress of the Plurinational State of Bolivia on gender issues, as well as complementing the government's efforts for post-pandemic economic recovery and the role of women both in labor participation and through the enterprises they lead.

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Reigniting Women-led Businesses in the Caribbean with Better Access to Finance

New data from the Caribbean shows that high collateral requirements and interest rates are among the top barriers for women-owned and -led businesses looking for financing. Overcoming these hurdles is an important challenge for the Caribbean, especially as firms seek to regain a foothold in a post-pandemic private sector.

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Advancing Gender Equality with Incentives that Work

The challenges faced by the financial sector to convert more women into clients can be addressed by combining well-designed incentives and advisory services.

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Five Steps to Develop an Effective Gender, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

Many companies in the region come up with excellent gender, diversity and inclusion initiatives but don't have an adequate strategy, or they have the strategy but still lack the initiatives to implement it. Here are five steps that companies can take to make it all fit together.

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The Other Half of Equality

The path that will lead our societies to prosperity can only be based on sustainability and inclusion. To achieve this, all of us should play a part. We men must remember that we are the other half of equality.