CATEGORY: I Know Gender

I Know Gender 4: Women´s Economic Empowerment

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Learning Modality: Self-paced

Date: Available online all year

Duration: Approximately 50 minutes.

Language: English, French and Spanish

Tuition fee: Free

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Women’s economic empowerment has many different aspects, which often come into play in our work at the UN, whether we are working to hold States accountable regarding their human rights commitments, promoting decent work for women and men, seeking work-life balance in our personal lives, or developing training or microfinance programs for women, among other areas. This module will introduce you to some key reasons and strategies for promoting women’s economic empowerment.

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Approximately 50 minutes.

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All UN System staff and others who are interested to learn about gender issues

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A Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer and Flash software is needed in order to view the course. Please note that the course will open in a separate pop-up window, therefore please ensure that pop-up blockers are de-activated. The participant will need a set of headphones or speakers as the course includes audio throughout the entire course.