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Women20 Germany 2017

Diverse, Resilient and Viable -
Stabilising Economies and Societies Through Women's Empowerment

Women20 (W20) is an official G20 engagement group forming a transnational network of women’s organizations, female entrepreneurs associations and think tanks.  The main goal of Women20 is to promote women’s economic empowerment as an integral part of the G20 process. In a broad dialogue facilitated by digital tools, expert meetings, roundtables and the final W20 Summit, W20 jointly formulates concrete recommendations to advance gender equality in G20 negotiations.

Diversity and full participation are essential for fostering resilient, sustainable and viable economies and societies, whereas homogeneous systems bear risks and uncertainties.  Women’s economic empowerment is thus fundamental for a prosperous world and essential for economic growth, stable economies and social development.

 

In 2017, W20 will focus on the following four pillars:

 

Labour Market Inclusion
Increasing the labour market participation rate and the value of work traditionally done by women

Financial Inclusion
Promoting female entrepreneurship and access to finance for women

Digital Inclusion
Closing the digital gender divide

Strengthening the W20
Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment at the core of G20

 

You can find further details regarding the Women20 dialogue process following this link.


 

 

Please click here to download the Women20 Germany 2017 Communiqué.

 

Please click here to download the Women20 Germany 2017 Implementation Plan.

 

 

 

News & Press Coverage

W20 Side Event to the WBG/ IMF Civil Society Policy Forum

13.09.2017

Women20 targeting financial inclusion in the G20 and beyond:

The „Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative”

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All-W20-Presidencies Roundtable

06.09.2017

In light of this year’s successful W20 summit and the upcoming G20 presidency of Argentina, we did invite...

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G20 has its sights set on equality

08.07.2017

Women20 welcomes the results of the G20 summit in Hamburg

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W20 Summit 2017

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