Trade Finance: Make it work for women

Trade Finance: Make it work for women, a news article, reports that women make up 70% of the world’s poor, and it is important that they be given access to finance, which is critical to business success. The global financial crisis exacerbates an already dissatisfactory situation of trade financing for women entrepreneurs. Deputy Director-General Valentine Sendanyoye Rugwabiza said that “women urgently need a gender-specific component built into responses to the international financial crisis to ensure they are not further left out of the shrinking credit pool”.


WTO Date published: 10/03/2009

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