• Report year:2017
  • Report author: Ouida Chichester, Jessica Davis Pluess, Michaela Lee, Alison Taylor
  • Organisation: BSR
This report seeks to mobilize greater private-sector action to advance women’s economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It highlights key challenges facing women in SSA and offers companies operating in the region recommendations on how to promote women’s economic empowerment through their own actions and by enabling and influencing others. In addition to this report, this research includes three industry briefs providing specific insights and recommendations for companies in the apparel, mining, and mobile telecommunications sectors.