World Bank Vice President for Africa, Makhtar Diop, economists,
specialists and African ministers will highlight and discuss the results
of recent rigorous evidence that quantify the degree of gender
challenges in Africa, solutions, and implications for policy.
rigorous analytical work, policy makers and leaders use data to
demonstrate how important smart gender practice is in all facets of
development work by documenting what works and what doesn't to close the
gender gap, as well as the economic benefits that come from supporting
Africa's women and men.