G7 Charlevoix progress report :

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Creator
Canada. Global Affairs Canada, issuing body.
Group of Seven (Organization), issuing body
Title
G7 Summit (44th : 2018 : La Malbaie, Qué.)
G7 Charlevoix progress report : women's economic empowerment as a driver for innovation, shared prosperity and sustainable development.
Identifier
b4422867
CA1 EA 2018G77 ENG PDF
Subject
Women -- Group of Seven countries -- Economic conditions.
Women's rights -- Group of Seven countries.
Women -- International cooperation.
Notes
1 online resource.
Issued also in French under title: Rapport d'étape du Sommet du G7 de Charlevoix : l’autonomisation économique des femmes en tant que moteur de l’innovation, de la prospérité commune et du développement durable.
Includes bibliographical references (page 96-102)
An aprroach to growth and sustainable development that is responsive to and inclusive of women - the G7 development agenda -- G7 policy priorities and funding for women's economic empowerment -- Making strides in women's economic empowerment G7 initiatives -- Conclusions.
"G7 Leaders are committed to supporting women’s economic empowerment to help ensure women and girls achieve their full potential. Gender equality, the empowerment of women and girls, and the promotion and protection of their human rights are critical to building peace, reducing poverty, growing inclusive economies and achieving sustainability for a prosperous world. To advance women’s economic empowerment, it is crucial to promote relevant public policies across all socio-economic sectors. This includes equal access to quality education, quality health care and economic opportunities, including land, capital, and credit as well as global value chains. It is also essential for women to participate equally in decision-making at all levels, and for all to benefit fully from social protections that prevent and address exploitation and abuse. When women have full and equal ability to participate in the economy, countries and communities experience broader economic growth and lasting change that benefits everyone."-- Executive summary, page 5.
In English.
Language
English
URL
http://gac.canadiana.ca/view/ooe.b4422867