Women affairs is a key strategic pillar to establishing and maintaining sustainable communities. Studies show that women play important roles and readily contribute towards the development of their communities and in most instances go beyond the “call-of-duty” to sustain the societies. Women possess the penchant for nurturing and taking care of their own rendering them trustworthy citizens of any community they are part of. However, only 33% of the women’s population (women account for about 50% of the world’s total population), is illiterate.
Women in parliament around the world is less than 25%. Yet their involvement in societal and global affairs is quite limited as compared to the participation of their male counterparts. In order to change the landscape, GABC seeks to connect organizations, institutions, investors and corporate to programs and initiatives that prioritize education more women, increasing uptake of women in corporate and support their career pursuits especially those in leadership platforms. At the same time create a sustained platform for increased equality and equity for women over time.