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WAGE is a global consortium funded by the U.S. State Department Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) to advance the status of women and girls. The consortium is led by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) in close partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), Grameen Foundation, and Search from Common Ground (SFCG). WAGE works to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs), private sector and semi-private sector organizations, including microfinance institutions (MFIs) and business associations, in target countries.

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Country Assessments

The assessments have examined barriers to and opportunities for women's empowerment in Honduras, El Salvador, Timor-Leste, Ghana, Sri Lanka, Eswatini, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Moldova, and Sudan.

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WAGE Close-out Event

Promising Practices and Learning from the WAGE Global Consortium's Integrated Programming to Empower Women and Girls | September 28, 2023

Women and Girls Empowered (WAGE) Website

Visit the WAGE website to learn about its core partners, initiatives, and publications.

ABA Center for Global Programs Blog

Visit the ABA's Center for Global Programs blog for the latest updates.

Contact Us

To learn more about our work, contact the ABA Rule of Law Initiative at [email protected].