BETH WANJIRU MUTHUI - SBM (State Bank of Mauritius) Kenya
AYANDA MVIMBI - UN Women in the South Africa Multi-Country Office (MCO)
Gender-responsive procurement can have a transformational impact on domestic and international economies and contribute to women’s economic empowerment. The aim of this session is to highlight how gender-responsive procurement creates social and economic value amid increasing economic uncertainty. The session will focus on the interlinkages between favouring gender-responsive enterprises through procurement practices and businesses that have fully integrated gender equality and women’s empowerment principles in their policies and practices.