The Gender Gap in Employment: What’s Holding Women Back?

Organization(s): ILO
Year: 2017

Around the world, finding a job is much tougher for women than it is for men. When women are employed, they tend to work in low-quality jobs in vulnerable conditions, and there is little improvement forecast in the near future.

Explore this InfoStory to get the data behind the trends and learn more about the different barriers holding women back from decent work.

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