Equality and Security
Social and workforce protection

Legal protection and standards that have particular benefit for women in lower paid occupations

*Social protection programs that specifically address other WEE elements (e.g., conditional cash transfer schemes to keep girls in school or avoid early marriage) are not considered here

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How social and workforce protection supports women's economic empowerment
How social and workforce protection produces further benefit