EVALSDGs Insight #10- gender and equity in SDGs

EVALSDGs Insight #10 concerns a longstanding issue: gender inequality and the degree to which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can assure equality and equity among peoples. Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of SDGs implementation in 66 countries indicate that countries must act vigorously to achieve gender equity across all SDGs. 


Twitter chat on Women's Entrepreneurship Day and report launch by LEAD/IWWAGE

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Twitter chat on Women's Entrepreneurship Day and report launch by LEAD/IWWAGE

Time: November 19, 2020 from 4pm to 5pm
Location: Twitter
Event Type: twitter, chat
Organized By: Preethi Rao
Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2020

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significant majority of women-led enterprises in India are locked into low productivity cycles and operate at a subsistence level, with an average of fewer than two employees. For larger enterprises, access to funding, mentoring and skill-building support remain a persistent challenge. In the wake of COVID-19, we have seen shining examples of women-led enterprises contributing to relief and community-building efforts and adapting to market changes. Despite these noteworthy contributions, it is evident that women-led enterprises are at a greater risk of shutting down. The need of the hour is a significant thrust from policy, industry and community microenterprises in navigating the changing socio-economic environment and building their resilience to shocks in the long-term.

On the occasion of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (November 19), LEAD and IWWAGE are hosting a Twitter chat on the critical gaps in the entrepreneurship ecosystem, emerging evidence around enhancing and sustaining women’s participation in entrepreneurial activity, and identifying further research and collaboration opportunities in light of the COVID crisis. We will be posting a series of questions to steer the discussion, over the course of an hour. Please join the action on Twitter @leadatkrea @iwwageifmr using #WERISEtwitterchat 

Please share your twitter handles to <communications-lead@ifmr.ac.in> if you would like us to tag you on the questions

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