Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

IELD addresses the access to basic infrastructure and services that reduce women’s burden of unpaid care work through local public sector investments in infrastructure projects that are designed to meet women’s needs. It also encourages private sector to enable for partnerships, especially between the private financing institutions and the women entrepreneurs who face steep obstacles in accessing markets and adequate financial resources.

9.1 Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and trans border infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all

9.a Facilitate sustainable and resilient infrastructure development in developing countries through enhanced financial, technological and technical support to African countries, least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States

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