Women’s Economic Empowerment Panel November 6, 2019
On September 25, AmCham Macedonia in cooperation with the National Democratic Institute in N. Macedonia marked the Week of Women’s Rights and Gender Equality  by leading the conversation on women’s economic empowerment. The key remarks that emerged from the discussion were raising awareness among policy makers about the relevant gender aspects of different policy areas, such as: employment, gender budgeting, dividing parental leave, flexible working hours, consistency in policies, and cooperation between different stakeholders in the society especially in the rural areas, as well as applying good practices and examples from other economies and overseeing policy implementation. U.S. Ambassador Kate Marie Byrnes spoke about the US government initiative to advance global women’s economic empowerment through the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity  Initiative.
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