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NCBA CLUSA Highlights Work with Women’s Co-ops, Gender Empowerment at Women’s Economic Opportunity Summit


The forum “Out of Extreme Poverty: Women Leading the Way,” held on November 13 in Washington, DC, brought together 80 participants from the international development community. Participating organizations included the U.S. State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development, World Bank, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and International Finance Corporation, as well as numerous international development NGOs, private-sector companies, foundations, think tanks, and consultants.

Women Thrive partners from Ghana, Nicaragua, and Zimbabwe also joined the conversation to share successful examples and challenges from their work in the field.

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