Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Are Key to Addressing Global Poverty

This material was published by the Center for American Progress.By Rebecca Lefton | March 11, 2013President Barack Obama pledged during his January 2013 State of the Union address that the United States would join with its allies to “eradicate” extreme poverty over the “next two decades” by connecting more people to the global economy and empowering women.Putting an end to extreme poverty requires providing opportunities for all individuals, especially women, to thrive through educati … [Read more...]