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More efforts needed to boost women economic empowerment, says speaker Mukabarisa

Published on December 13, 2017

It is essential to strengthen efforts geared at boosting women’s financial empowerment to increase their contribution to national economic development, Donathile Mukabarisa, the speaker of Parliament has said.

Speaking during a workshop on gender equity and job-creation, Mukabarisa added that improving women’s skills (in different sectors) is also crucial to boost their contribution to national economic development. The workshop brought together 65 women working with different cooperatives and also aimed at equipping them with business proposal writing skills to increase their chances of access to finance. Read more. Source | New Times