If we are serious about sustaining peace, we can no longer allow women’s economic rights to remain a blind spot in efforts to respond to crises and plan for peace.
UN Security Council Report of the Secretary-General, Women Peace and Security
9 October 2019. S/2019/800
Drawn from desk-based research and interviews with actors in the field, “Women, Work and Economic Development: An Examination of Women’s Access to Employment in Fragile and Conflict Affected States” explores the opportunities and barriers to women’s decent employment within the humanitarian and development sectors – and most importantly how to overcome them. In the context of COVID-19, the progress already made on SDG5 (Gender Equality) is under threat.
Of women working in developing regions work in insecure jobs in the informal sector
Economic losses due to gender inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Number of women living in FCAS with the potential for greater engagement with their economies
Female First is CTG’s women’s empowerment initiative that looks to hire women for at least 30% of our project-related roles by 2030.
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