WEEGS 2019: empowering women can transform economies

Sharjah24: The Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) discussed on Tuesday how procurement can pave the way to economic advancement for both women and countries. During her keynote speech, Anne Githuku-Shongwe, Representative for UN Women's South Africa Multi-Country Office, highlighted how African governments had driven women’s economic empowerment as well as entrepreneurship through awarding lucrative contracts to women.