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Kathleen Barnett

Improving the lives of women in Guinea-Bissau over the long term

Repeated political upheavals have, in the past 40 years greatly undermined socio-economic progress and the institutions needed for gender-equitable development in Guinea-Bissau.

In the wake of a successful transition period, the African Development Bank and UN Women have led the work on a forward-looking gender profile to take stock of the gender situation and seek ways to address pending issues.