Women face discrimination concerning the division of labour, access to resources and economic opportunities. Due to their role in society and gendered forms of authority, an additional barrier to equality affects women differently than men – corruption. As entrepreneurs engaged in micro, small and medium enterprises, women frequently face demands for bribes and sometimes sexualised forms of corruption. Fighting corruption plays an important role in strengthening female entrepreneurship and inclusive growth.
- How can specific risks for women be identified?
- How can we bring women together to talk about their experiences and coping strategies?
- How can women become more resilient against corruption?
- How can we mainstream and leverage gender in the fight against corruption?