Guidance note: Why Integrate Gender in Trade and Investment Promotion?

This guidance note, produced by the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) project, explains why gender equality cannot be ignored in trade liberalization agendas. Key gender gaps in terms of women’s economic agency are identified as well as ways in which they can be effectively addressed in the Ukrainian context.

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About the author

Barb MacLaren is an Ottawa-based research consultant working in international development. Barb’s research interests include gender equality, trade, migration, and development issues. Currently, Barb is working as a gender specialist for the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support project.

To contact the author please e-mail at maclaren@conferenceboard.ca