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"Economica" - The Economics of Being a Woman

How do women interact with the economy? How can we work to alleviate poverty? How does investing in women change a country? The International Museum of Women’s current exhibit, Economica , tackles these issues and more.  Economica explores the role of women in the growing global economy through audio slideshows, podcasts, forum conversations and essays. …
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Ana Garcia: this is my story

Ana Garcia is a 35-year-old mother of two, a fish vendor and a Pro Mujer client. Ana will journey to New York to share her experiences at our 2009 Benefit on October 29th. This is Ana’s story: My name is Ana Luz Garcia. I was born in Poneloya, a small coastal town in León, in…
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Investing in Girls and Women

Pro Mujer was featured on stage at the opening of the fifth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Introducing this year’s focus on investing in girls and women, President Clinton noted, “Women perform 66 percent of the world’s work, and produce 50 percent of the food, yet earn only 10 percent of the…
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MacArthur Grant - Bibliography

SOURCES FOR EXEC SUMMARY AND PROBLEM STATEMENT: HUDSON 2012: Hudson, V., Ballif-Spanvill, B., Caprioli, M., & Emmett, C. (2012). Sex and World Peace. Columbia University Press. Book. UN 2011: Women’s empowerment Principles — equality means business. (2011). UN Women and the UN Global Compact Office. http://www2.unwomen.org/~/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/partnerships/businesses%20and%20foundations/women-s-empowerment-principles_en%20pdf.pdf?v=1&d=20141013T121445 UNDP 2015: Human Development Report 2015: Work for Human…
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