Without gender equality, there can be no development

The Gender Strategy is a central part of the Bank’s ambitious vision for Africa based on the reality that gender equality is integral to Africa’s economic and social development. The vision includes creating opportunities for women, disavantaged and marginalised people and communities so they can participate in and benefit from the development of their communities and nations. Read more

09Oct2014

Investing in women means investing in Africa’s future

On Thursday, August 14, 2014, I attended the inaugural Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP) Women Summit. The theme of the Summit was “20 Years of Democracy – The Role of Women in Shaping the Landscape of the Financial Services Sector”.

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Authors: Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi - Special Envoy on Gender, AfDB

Categories: South Africa, Gender, Economic & Financial Governance, Geraldine Joslyn Fraser-Moleketi