This Briefing Note provides guidance on how to accelerate Women’s Economic Empowermentthrough DFID’s investments in the transport sector. It is one in a series of ICED Briefing Notesdesigned to support DFID’s implementation of its Economic Development Strategy.

The note is aimed at supporting DFID advisers and programme managers working on women’s economic empowerment, infrastructure and urbanisation for economic development. It sets out tangible opportunities for transport infrastructure to deliver positive impacts for women, presenting the integration of women’s economic empowerment as an important and integral consideration for all transport infrastructure programming