Summit in Brazil discusses the role women play in the economic environment

Global Business

Women are playing a growing role in global economies but it’s still clear in many parts of the world that they continue to make less money than men and need to fight harder for opportunities. These issues are front and center at the Global Summit of Women, taking place this year in Sao Paulo, Brazil. CCTV America’s Paulo Cabral filed this report.

Summit in Brazil discusses the role women play in the economic environment

Summit in Brazil discusses the role women play in the economic environment

Women are playing a growing role in global economies but it's still clear in many parts of the world that they continue to make less money than men and need to fight harder for opportunities. These issues are front and center at the Global Summit of Women, taking place this year in Sao Paulo, Brazil. CCTV America's Paulo Cabral filed this report.

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  • The Global Women’s Summit is in its 25th year this time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with about 12 hundred women from over 60 countries attending. Many of them are business leaders in their home countries but there’s also a good showing of young entrepreneurs.