The Political and Economic Power of Women

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May 5, 2014

The Political and Economic Power of Women

Article at a glance
  • Women’s participation in politics and decision-making benefits entire societies, though they are still underrepresented in most government bodies around the world.
  • Women are not just beneficiaries of development — they are also agents of transformation.
  • Investments in women yield large social and economic returns. When women progress economically, economies are stronger and democracies are healthier.
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Publisher: 
CIPE
Publication year: 
2013