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Gender Equality Can Promote Economic Growth, Global Development Agenda

MCC Blog/Medium: To Promote Growth, Empower Women
Dana J. Hyde, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), discusses the role of addressing gender inequality in promoting the global development agenda, writing, “[S]uccessful integration of gender considerations at all levels of development improves [development] outcomes. Three lessons inform [the MCC’s] approach: First, policies matter. … Second, gender considerations need to be systematically integrated across all development sectors, including infrastructure. … Third, cultural norms have to support girls’ education and employment…” (4/1).

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