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DEC
2015

A New WBG Strategy to Address Gender Inequality

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The evidence is clear: When countries value girls and women as much as boys and men; when they invest in their health, education, and skills training; when they give women greater opportunities to participate in the economy, manage incomes, own and run businesses—the benefits...
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10
DEC
2015

Making business transformative: EBRD adopts its first Gender Strategy

Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls is part of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), endorsed by Multilateral Development Banks including the EBRD. On Wednesday, the Bank adopted its first gender strategy, pledging to support the private sector...
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25
SEP
2015

IFIs back new global development agenda with stepped-up support

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have hailed today’s adoption of a sustainable development agenda for the next generation and are fully committed to stepping up their support to ensure its success. At the United Nations General...
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