Partnerships for the Goals

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Women-Led Partnerships and the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Laurel SteinfieldEmail author
  • Wendy HeinEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9_20-1

Synonyms

Key Acronyms

AWID

Association for Women’s Rights in Development

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

CESR

Center for Economic and Social Rights

DAWN

Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era

MDG

Millennium Development Goal

NGO

Nongovernmental Organization

SDG

Sustainable Development Goal

UN

United Nations

WLP

Women-Led Partnership

Definitions

Women-led partnerships (WLPs) are multi-stakeholder groups that may include representatives from civil society, corporations, governments, as well as individuals and community-based groups acting in concert to achieve a common goal. Working together, this goal focuses on improving the livelihoods of women and correcting gender-based...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Marketing DepartmentBentley UniversityWalthamUSA
  2. 2.Department of Management, School of Business, Economics and InformaticsBirkbeck University of LondonLondonUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Monica Thiel
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public Administration and School of Business AdministrationUniversity of International Business and Economics & China University of PetroleumBeijingChina