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.
Promoting gender equality will boost Nigeria’s economy
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