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Title:
Training Module 2: Understanding Women's Economic and Social Contribution to Effective Poverty Reduction
Author(s):
Wills, Carol and Elaine Jones.
Date:
January, 2016
Description:

Training Module 2: Understanding Women's Economic and Social Contribution to Effective Poverty ReductionThe second in a series of seven training modules titled Developing Leadership and Business Skills for Informal Women Workers in Fair Trade.

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This module focuses on women's economic and social contribution with regards to poverty reduction, and has four main objectives:

 

 

  • To raise awareness and understanding of the reasons why women and girls are most affected by poverty and the value of women’s productive and reproductive role in poverty reduction.
  • To raise awareness and understanding of women’s constitutional and human rights.
  • To create awareness and understanding of why the realization of women’s rights and access to assets reduces poverty.
  • To create awareness and understanding of how group savings and loans can contribute to poverty reduction.’
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