Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Should WTO Be the "Women's Trade Organization?"

World Trade Organization Deputy Director-General Valentine Sendanyoye Rugwabiza said in a press statement on 10 March 2009 that “women urgently need a gender-specific component built into responses to the international financial crisis to ensure they are not further left out of the shrinking credit pool."  Read more here.  Empowering women is often an overlooked or misunderstood element of sustainable development. 

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