When women succeed, economies do better

Stats and insights around women and small business

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Research suggests that women face many barriers to starting a business, but once they get started, they’re just as confident as men. In fact, women around the world are increasingly becoming the providers for their familiesthanks to digital tools that help level the playing field and enable women to grow their business. Here are some numbers from the Future of Business Survey that show how women-run businesses are achieving success.

Sources: 1Future of Business Survey – Management Gender in Business, in collaboration with Facebook, OECD and The World Bank, Jan 2017; 2Future of Business Survey – Launch Report, in collaboration with Facebook, OECD and The World Bank, Sept 2016

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