#Economic Empowerment

  • Article: 5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 14, 2019

    Global Citizen's at the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi. Read more

  • Article: Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Now that your numbers are increasing in these positions, why don’t you use that?” Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 5, 2019

    Sarah Diouf hopes to open a production facility with 100 to 150 tailors. Read more

  • Article: How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 2, 2019

    Advancing gender equality and empowering women could add $12 trillion to the global economy. Read more

  • Article: The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 27, 2019

    It’s the most significant financing effort aimed at women in the continent's history. Read more

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|The World Bank Group|July 18, 2019

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Pharrell Is Helping More Than 100 High School Graduates Find Internships

    Pharrell Is Helping More Than 100 High School Graduates Find Internships

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 3, 2019

    The singer wants to see the students lead the next Harlem Renaissance. Read more

  • Article: Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    Knowledge, skills, and health are all essential to empowering people to realise their potential. Read more