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Creating opportunities for women (fourth quarter 2008) (English)

IFC's Gender Program presents its sixteenth quarterly newsletter designed to keep businesswomen in touch with key events, relevant research and, most importantly, each other. It provides brief descriptions of news, events, and online resources that will involve, inspire and inform the reader. Wherever possible and appropriate, it provides a link for further detail. In this issue the reader will find news on IFC and World Bank Group activities, including IFC's gender initiative in South Africa to assist women take part in a Land Transformation program, global news reports from other sources such as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) launching it's Gender and Development protocol, upcoming events around the world which include the 'Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises Mondiales" (FCEM)'s 56th annual world congress and links to useful resources where the reader can find a research on "social capital" by the University of Bedfordshire. This quarter's spotlight is on Maria Victoria Caparas, a researcher on Work-Family balance and Women Leadership at the Asia-Pacific University's Business School in the Philippines.




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Creating opportunities for women (fourth quarter 2008) (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.