Empowering African women a key to development: Minister El-Kabbag at Builders of Egypt

Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity, Nivine El-Kabbag highlighted the importance of empowering African women as one main pillar of economic development.

El-Kabbag referred to the fact that women represent 66 percent of Africa’s workforce, while only having 1 percentage of ownership. Additionally, African women’s contribution to production represents 50 percent while their gain represents only 10 percent.

The minister’s statements came during the opening of the eighth edition of Builders of Egypt Forum inaugurated today.

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