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CIPE partners with State ECA on Action Planning to Enable Women in the Economy

  Nineteen different countries, nineteen different stories, nineteen women all focused on improving the enabling environment for women in their economies —CIPE was honored to welcome the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Delegation from the U.S. Department of State for an actio...

Democracy That Delivers #176: Introduction to Women And Girls Empowered (WAGE)

10.22.2019 |
We are joined this week by consortium members of the Women And Girls Empowered program (WAGE) to introduce this global programming consortium. The mission of WAGE is to advance the status of women and girls around the world. The program is funded by the U.S Department of State’s Office for Gl...

Women’s Economic Participation in Jordan

  Jordan has made great strides toward gender equality, especially with an education system that ensures equal access for men and women. As a result, Jordan has a highly educated female population. According to Jordan’s Department of Statistics, 93 percent of females aged 15 years and older ...

Tunisia: The Country of Unconditional Gender Equality

  Tunisia is a rapidly growing and changing country. However, as a Tunisian woman, economist, and university professor I believe that women in my country are an underutilized economic asset. Despite the emancipation of Tunisian women in 1956, we continue to fight to assert ourselves as stakeho...

An Opportunity for the Economic Empowerment of Women Athletes

On July 7, 2019, the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) deservedly won its unprecedented 4th soccer world championship in France, becoming only the second women’s national team to successfully defend its title. For many, the latest edition of this global tournament offered a  vast field of femal...

Democracy That Delivers #161: Women and Refugees in the LIFE Project

06.18.2019 |
  This week on Democracy That Delivers, we highlight CIPE’s work in helping refugee populations in the MENA region, especially women, ahead of International Refugee Day on June 20th. Women comprise 49% of the Syrian refugees living outside of camps in Turkey, and more strikingly, 95% of ...

Women are the Key to Economic Opportunity in MENA

As women in the Middle East and North Africa lead efforts to advance economic opportunity in their countries, developing a greater understanding of economic reform to promote free markets through improved skills in advocacy becomes vital to their success.  To support these efforts, the Center for ...
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