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Why Center for Gender Economics in Africa?

In most African countries, only about a third of women participate in economic activity, often in very limited ways. There is evidence that investing in gender equality and equity—such as increasing women and girls access to health care, employment and credit—can accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty. Yet attention to gender equality and equity is still lacking in economic policy formulation and implementation in Africa. CGE Africa responds to this gap in economic policy formulation and implementation in Africa as a whole.

We believe that women’s knowledge can be enhanced to make positive change in their communities. We facilitate workshops for diverse groups of women and girls across Africa from (11 years old to 90 years) on how to take action to promote economic equality. We ensure that those economic policies and poverty reduction strategies in Africa benefits poor women and men, girls and boys, more equitably.

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We inspire divers leaders in Africa to attain gender equality in economic policies and practices.