Promoting gender equality will boost Nigeria’s economy

Despite strong economic growth, Nigeria currently ranks 133 out of 149 in the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Index. To inform steps to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment, Policy Development Facility Phase II commissioned a desk review of research examining the links between women’s participation in economic activity and economic growth globally, and how this is relevant to Nigeria. This policy brief provides a context for the recommendations emerging from the review.

Resource type: Policy brief
Sector: Gender
Year: 2019

File type: PDF

Number of pages: 2

File size: 194 KB