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Female labour force participation
Working Paper
Gender and social mobility: Exploring gender attitudes and women’s labour force participation

Women have historically been overlooked in research on social mobility...

Gender Gender attitudes Norms
Working Paper
Marriage, work, and migration: The role of infrastructure development and gender norms

Traditional gender norms can restrict independent migration by women, preventing them from taking advantage of economic opportunities in urban non-agricultural industries...

Migration Marriage markets Female labour force participation
Working Paper
Social norms as a barrier to women’s employment in developing countries

This paper discusses cultural barriers to women’s participation and success in the labor market in developing countries...

Culture Institutions Developing countries
Plenary session
Dismantling barriers to women's employment in developing countries

Watch the live stream recording This talk will discuss barriers to women’s participation in the labor force in low-income countries. First, services that free up women’s time to work outside the home, including child care services, are...

Women's economic empowerment Women's work Gender norms
Project
Photo: Ikhlasul Amal Women's work – routes to economic and social empowerment

Theme: Transforming societies

Women's economic empowerment Female labour force participation Gender equality
Journal Article
Social norms and female labor participation in Brazil

Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s Welfare

Female labour force participation Gender gap Identity
Working Paper
Gender identity and female labour supply in Brazil

Over the last half-century, the role of women in society has changed substantially. However, the gender income gap and the difference in labour force participation persist...

Female labour force participation Gender gap Identity
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