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Anti-corruption & women’s empowerment

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Introduction 

Corruption is not gender neutral; it has different impacts on both women and men. Considering that women often face social, cultural, political and institutional discrimination, they encounter even more repression and social exclusion in a corruption-ridden society. Therefore, anti-corruption measures need to be gender responsive to facilitate gender equality and women’s empowerment. Recent studies have showed that empowered women, who have an opportunity for participation in decision-making, are powerful actors that can contribute to the fight against corruption.


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