"Countries that have gender equality are the best off in the world" – eBay pioneer and philanthropist Jeff Skoll talks about his beliefs in a rare, personal interview at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Skoll World Forum for social entrepreneurs.
From 12 women in one room to 7,000 in production units across Bangladesh, over the past decade Hathay Bunano has empowered Bangladeshi women from the country's most disadvantaged communities. Ellie Ward reports.
Female entrepreneurship was up for debate at UnLtd's Big Social in London, UK this week. Does the social investment sector do enough to support women social entrepreneurs or is it failing to embrace 21st century demands?