Women cooperatives in east Africa provide millions of employment opportunities

"International Labour Organization (ILO) research shows that approximately 7 per cent of the African population is affiliated to the cooperative movement, and that in Kenya alone, cooperatives provide some two million employment opportunities"

Eva Majurin, How Women Fare in East African Cooperatives, Cooperative Facility for Africa (CoopAFRICA) ILO Country Office for Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, 2012, http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/ent/coop/africa/download/woman_eastafrica.pdf

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