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Campaign to create awareness about challenges faced by women traders in EAC launched

Published on December 07, 2017

A campaign aimed at raising awareness about challenges faced by women traders in the region has been launched by Trademark East Africa (TMEA), a regional trade facilitation organisation.

The Women and Trade campaign will highlight trade opportunities for women in business in a bid to increase inclusion and equitable access to trade opportunities, the organisation said in a statement. Under the theme, “Empowering women, powering trade”, the campaign will see TMEA engage policy-makers, development partners, business associations and other stakeholders in the region and beyond to create an inclusive and enabling environment for women traders, according to the statement.Read more. Source | New Times