Celebrating the 2012 International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2012, the WTO is holding an event that will focus on how the Enhanced Integrated Framework is supporting the drive for women’s economic empowerment in the poorest countries worldwide.

Enhanced Integrated Framework
EIF gender page

See also:
International Women's Day web site




Women and global trade


Doing it differently: Reshaping the global economy


Debate: How can trade promote economic opportunities for women?


Statement by Patricia Francis, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre


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Related material

International Women’s Day 2011

Public forum sessions


> Doing it differently: Reshaping the global economy


> Campaign for participation and representation of women’s issues in trade: Strengthening responses to create wealth and reduce poverty for women in informal cross border trade in Southern Africa



> South-South Cooperation and Regional Integration: A Gender Perspective


> Equitable trade: creating a level playing field for men and women


Working paper (2003)

> Is trade liberalization a window of opportunity for women?