empowering women economically is not
only the right thing to do — it’s the smart
thing to do.
The evidence is clear — women’s economic empowerment is critical to
economic growth. One of the best ways to grow economies and achieve
stronger communities is to empower women and improve their economic
Read the latest East Asia Forum Quarterly
This issue features key economic and social questions that affect gender equality in Southeast Asia and East Asia.
We partner directly with Impact Investors and ecosystem builders to expand market opportunities for women, with a view to incentivising and catalysing access to capital for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) – led by and responsive to the needs of women.