In this issue of the September 2014 E-bulletin, we begin our Members Corner segment with our member based in Ethiopia – Center for African Women Economic Empowerment (CAWEE). They recently led a team of Ethiopian women fashion entrepreneurs to participate and display their unique collections in the empowering women through fashion in New York. View photos here.
As aptly pointed out by UN Women’s Executive Director, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ‘Ensuring inclusion of women’s talent, skills, and energies – from the executive office to the runway –requires intentional action and deliberate support. The fashion industry has a key role to play. You can have a powerful impact by partnering to expand and support women’s entrepreneurship, and helping women move up the value chain, to fuel inclusive and sustainable business, economies and societies.’
As you click to read the E-Bulletin, you will also find snippets of information on what has been dubbed as the biggest climate march in history, the post-2015 development agenda as well as other regional and international briefs.