Overview: Constraints to Women's Entrepreneurship

Event: Women's Employment, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Empowerment: Moving Forward in Imperfect Markets

Overview: Constraints to Women's Entrepreneurship

21 May 2015
Author / Speaker: 
Betty Wilkinson, ADB - Other materials by the author

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Starting up a business is particularly challenging for women around the globe. This presentation gives a snapshot of entrepreneural activities of men and women in different regions, and enumerates the main obstacles that women need to hurdle in setting up their own. It also enumerates factors that can help women entrepreneurs. 

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