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2X Challenge: a $3-Billion Women’s Initiative launched at the G7 Summit


At the G7 Summit in Quebec City, seven DFIs (CDC, Proparco, DEG, CDP, OPIC, FinDev Canada, JBIC) launched the 2X Challenge, a $3 billion commitment by 2020 to support investments that enhance women’s economic advancement

The “2X Challenge” calls for the G7 and other DFIs to join together to collectively mobilize $3 billion in commitments that provide women in developing country markets with improved access to leadership opportunities, quality employment, finance, enterprise support and products and services that enhance economic participation and access.


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