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Catalyzing Equality: How Venture Capital, Private Equity, Fund Managers and Impact Investors are Applying a Gender Lens in LAC

Investors for Equality

This report, written by Value for Women (VFW) in partnership and with the support of UN Women’s Win-Win Programme, summarises the findings of a rapid scoping study that was conducted between April 2021 and June 2021 to capture the state- of-the-field of investing with a gender lens in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

The report aims to: (i) characterise gender lens activity in LAC, with a particular focus on venture capital (VC), private equity (PE) and private debt investors; (ii) shine a lightshine an exemplary light on exemplary GLI practices for investors in the region to learn from and follow; and (iii) provide recommendations for a framework that field builders could utilize going forward to assess funds on the extent to which they have integrated GLI practices.

    01 Jul 21
    Policy and Research Reports
    Region Focus
    Latin America & the Caribbean