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Product design clinics level up capacity of women’s enterprises for market competitiveness

In a highly competitive marketplace, product brand identity creates an edge over other products. In many cases, the identity results from an innovative process that brings out the commercial appeal of the product to buyers. Concept, eco-friendly material, craftsmanship, price … Continue reading

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Bangladeshi women rediscover market opportunities for business sustainability

Regional cooperation through business exchange and sharing of economic benefits has surged in some parts of the world, particularly in South Asia. This has deepened the spirit of cooperation and interdependence among players in filling consumer needs where supply is … Continue reading

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Nepalese women in MSMEs sharpen business tools for innovation and leadership

To manage risks and enhance quality business decision-making. Nepalese women who are engaged in micro, small and medium enterprises recently participated in a series of training programs designed to prepare them for greater challenges in the field of business. Co-organized … Continue reading

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Opening window of business opportunities for rural women though e-commerce

Thousands of women in rural communities in the Philippines have already gained access to opportunities in the global marketplace through the Internet, after having participated in the WINNER seminars-workshops on Internet e-commerce, international trade practices and enterprise management.  These women … Continue reading

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Innovating knowledge and practice through women’s empowerment in rural communities

The relationship among decentralization reforms, local development processes and women’s empowerment is the core theme of Universitas Forum, a publication of Knowledge, Innovations, Policies and Territorial Practices for the UN Millennium Platform (KIP). The publication highlights case studies from the … Continue reading

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Women’s trade show strengthens Nepal-Tibet economic cooperation

To increase economic cooperation between Nepal and the Autonomous Region of Tibet, representative women’s organizations from both economies recently put up a trade show to highlight various products with distinctive traditional designs and raw materials. The five-day trade show also … Continue reading

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Ending discrimination against women gets boost from Philippines-Spain project partnership

Recognizing the fact that discrimination against women is far from being eradicated, the governments of the Philippines and Spain entered into cooperation agreement in addressing gender disparities in the Philippines through the full implementation of the Philippine Magna Carta of … Continue reading

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Brand identity to create strong presence for Nepalese products in niche markets

With the increasing economic integration of the world brought about by globalization, it is crucial that Nepal should define and sustain its competitive advantage in various products bound for foreign markets. Advantage in the use of natural materials unique to … Continue reading

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Youth, handicapped, elderly and indigenous people top agenda of women’s agency

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will pay more attention to less popular concerns such as those about youth, handicapped,      elderly, indigenous people, electronic violence against women and climate change. This was declared by the PCW Chairperson Remedios … Continue reading

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Rural women feted for outstanding achievement in sustainable agriculture and development

Five Filipino women were recently recognized for their achievement and work in promoting sustainable agriculture and development.  Each received the honor of being named most outstanding rural woman of the year.  The awards were presented by the Philippine Inter- Agency … Continue reading

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