African women fight for inclusive growth.

Position:WOMEN - Conference notes - Brief article

The Second African Women's Economic Summit in Lagos ended with a unanimous commitment by hundreds of entrepreneurs and professional women to campaign vigorously for women's economic empowerment to banish poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth. High-flying businesswomen including chief executive officers, bankers, industrialists and entrepreneurs, gender activists and top government officials, urged policy makers, corporate organisations and political leaders to step up measures to promote women's empowerment and remove barriers impeding their development. Former Mozambique first lady Graca Machel said, "We see...

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