This International Women's Day, Dalberg celebrated the progress made globally on gender equality and women and girl's empowerment. Over the past decade we have witnessed a drastic drop in child marriage, near parity in primary school enrollment, and a staggering decline in maternal mortality.
But we also realise the need to ensure this progress continues. The past year has highlighted that sexism and misogyny remain all too frequent elements of our workplace and society.
To mark International Women's Day, we have developed a series of content on a range of critical issues:
Rachna Saxena, Associate Partner, writes for Impact Alpha on whether investors are prepared to turn public awareness of gender bias into proactive investment strategies.
Drawing on over two years of research, Shruthi Jayaram has developed an infographic explaining the burden women and girls face as the vast majority of caregiving and domestic work in the home falls to them.
Dalberg Advisors co-authored a new report with Standard Chartered exploring what it will take to economically empower girls in Asia and Africa.
Dalberg commits to creating a more gender balanced and empowering workplace, and world, with Making HerStory. Yana Kakar, Dalberg Advisors' Global Managing Partner, discusses the initiative: