As women’s economic power increases, women can shape more inclusive systems, whether it’s within their own household or at the macroeconomic level. The impact of these benefits is enormous.
Starting that ripple effect requires work from a variety of stakeholders: communities, religious institutions, private sectors, financial and economic decision makers, and government ministries. We all have a role to play in knocking down those barriers and helping women to claim their full economic power.
Illuminating opportunities: Data on untapped potential
(2022, Closing the Gender Gap in the Workforce, Council on Foreign Relations)
(2022, The Gender Gap in Pay, World Health Organization)
(2019, Profiting from Parity, The World Bank)
(2022, Care at work, ILO)
(2022, Nearly 2.4 Billion Women Globally, The World Bank)