Economic empowerment of women is a complex concept that covers many dimensions. A lot of factors contribute to this, such as productive resource, norms, behaviours and institutions. While the economic empowerment of women, through their own ventures or through their participation in organizations, has proven to be beneficial for business, there is still a long way until gender equality will be reached.
Corruption - as an impediment for the economic empowerment of women - has a direct and negative impact on the development of gender equality. Corruption in political parties makes it more difficult for them to participate and mobilize their demands. Lack of transparent police enforcement also makes the more vulnerable to violence and less likely to get the protection they deserve. Other forms of corruption and extortion almost exclusively affect women as sexual extortion, exploitation or human trafficking. All these scenarios have a direct impact in the economic empowerment of women.
The main objective of this contest is to answer the following questions:
Postgraduate students from any university from Argentina, Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, and Mexico.
The paper needs to be handed in:
A winner will be selected and will be travelling to the Women 20 (W20) Summit, on 01 and 03 October 2018 in Argentina, where he or she can present the paper.