Young African women face many significant barriers and constraints in the world of work. Women are heavily overrepresented in the informal sector, even while the employment-to-population ratio for women in Sub-Saharan Africa is relatively high at 57 percent. In Ghana and Senegal, as in the rest of the continent, young women in particular face significantly worse working conditions, limited opportunities for career advancement, and a lack of access to critical resources.

Read the 2021 African Transformation Report: Integrating to Transform

The third African Transformation Forum convened online on July 15.

Watch the full event here.

Private Sector Development:

Good Exporting Practices Program

The Good Exporting Practices Program is a fully funded skills and capacity development program specifically designed for Ghanaian SMEs in the Non-Traditional Export (NTE) sector.

The Transformation Leadership Panel (TLP) is an advisory body of leading development experts and practitioners united by a shared mission: to influence, support and advise leaders on achieving transformative change in Africa.

KNOW THE BEGINNING WELL
AN INSIDE JOURNEY THROUGH FIVE DECADES OF AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT
BY K.Y. AMOAKO
The best way to plan for the future is to know as much as possible about the past. This book offers an inside look at Africa’s development journey across five decades, told through the eyes of someone who made the same trip. It is a personal account of some landmark people, policies, and institutions that have shaped Africa’s postcolonial history—and will continue to shape its future.

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