oneseedexpeditionsOn this #InternationalWomensDay, we salute the incredible women who run more than 90% of the businesses in which we invest.
When more women work, economies grow. An increase in female labour force participation—or a reduction in the gap between women’s and men’s labour force participation—results in faster economic growth.
Evidence from a range of countries shows that increasing the share of household income controlled by women, either through their own earnings or cash transfers, changes spending in ways that benefit children.
Women tend to have less access to formal financial institutions and saving mechanisms. While 55 per cent of men report having an account at a formal financial institution, only 47 per cent of women do worldwide. This gap is largest among lower middle-income economies as well as in South Asia and the Middle East and North Africa.
- katietorranceThank you, @oneseedexpeditions for all you do to support women! 💪🏻 I love your company and the trips you do, but your mission makes me love you even more!! Can't wait to take my next trip!
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