An Egyptian woman sits in front of a mural by artist Alaa Aboul Hamad in Burullus, north of Cairo, in October 2016. Photo: APAn Egyptian woman sits in front of a mural by artist Alaa Aboul Hamad in Burullus, north of Cairo, in October 2016. Photo: AP
An Egyptian woman sits in front of a mural by artist Alaa Aboul Hamad in Burullus, north of Cairo, in October 2016. Photo: AP
David Malpass
Opinion

Opinion

The View by David Malpass

As International Women’s Day approaches, let’s remember that gender equality makes good economic sense

  • While progress has been made on removing discriminatory laws, closing gender gaps, broadening women’s access to finance and stepping up efforts to prevent gender-based violence, much remains to be done

An Egyptian woman sits in front of a mural by artist Alaa Aboul Hamad in Burullus, north of Cairo, in October 2016. Photo: APAn Egyptian woman sits in front of a mural by artist Alaa Aboul Hamad in Burullus, north of Cairo, in October 2016. Photo: AP
An Egyptian woman sits in front of a mural by artist Alaa Aboul Hamad in Burullus, north of Cairo, in October 2016. Photo: AP
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