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Empowering women as a driving force for development

Graham Watson

21st September 2018

The IMF looks at why empowering women is a good thing for development: it's relatively simple. Women represent more than 50% of the potential workforce and increasing female education also reduces fertility rates. However, governments have an important role to play in creating an environment that can empower women and foster development.

Empowering women as a driving force for development

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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