Economy / Employment - - International

Gender at Work; A companion to the World Development Report on Jobs

27.01.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This report emphasizes the importance of gender equality in the world of work, for both men and women. The report looks closely at existing constraints as well as policies and practices regarding women participation in the world of work, which show promise in closing the gaps. The report advocates investing more in women’s capabilities and eliminating structural barriers such as laws that bar women from owning property, accessing financing, or working without permission from a male relative, etc.The report contains facts about women labor force; global and regional rankings; sources of deprivations and constraints, and other useful information and tools.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : The World Bank
  • Publishing house : The World Bank
  • Publication date : 2014
  • Number of pages : 77
  • Language : English


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