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East African nations can help empower women economically by harnessing trade policies

Published on May 09, 2018

East African nations can harness their trade policies to help empower women economically in the region, thanks to improvements in education, employment and other key areas, according to new research released by UNCTAD and funded by the Netherlands through TradeMark East Africa, a trade promotion agency.

In a report – East African Community Regional Integration: Trade and Gender Implications – analyses the impact of East African Community (EAC) regional integration on women's wellbeing in five of the six EAC countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, and Uganda. Read more. Source | UNCTAD