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Gender equality; Labour markets
Ashwini Deshpande and Janneke Pieters on women’s work
8 March 2022
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Does access to microfinance help or hinder women’s empowerment?

Almost everywhere, women are underrepresented in labour markets compared to men...

Gender equality Gender equality; Labour markets Bangladesh
A policy of longer maternity leave is not enough to protect women from disadvantage

The length of maternity leave has direct impacts on critical gender equality outcomes such as women’s employment and lifetime earnings...

Gender equality; Labour markets
Precarious employment for youth in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia

Youth (those aged 15–29) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face notoriously precarious employment prospects...

Labour market outcomes Gender equality; Labour markets Informality
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