Africa women empowerment is one of the 21st century biggest challenge. African women are able to generate the resources they need to invest in their community development and reach the SDG’, even though they face significant obstacles, affected by the poor state of local infrastructures
Initial Situation : African women play a role in the household economy, taking on the largest share of feeding the family, collecting water and wood to fuel cook stoves and facing a double workday, with less time for more productive pursuits.
Problems : Women need to have access to modern unit of transformation that uses clean energy, performs well and saves them time and money.
There are specific challenges when working with the poorest women, domestic workers such as :
- Their lower level of literacy
- Access to networks and people who can assist and support
Africa Women’s empowerment is about rights and equitable societies.
Economic empowerment is the capacity of women and men to participate in, contribute to and benefit from growth processes in ways which recognise the value of their contributions, respect their dignity and make it possible to negotiate
These women need to have access to the opportunities and benefits of economic growth
However, all these constraints require to take account of their specific needs in the design of programmes, including investments in infrastructures, such as clean factories, for women running small business to benefit from economic prosperity that will last over time, some important breakthroughs in productivity must occur.