Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Happy New Year! 2014 holds much promise and many challenges. One such item: a recent World Bank report (key findings pdf) finds some things we all probably suspected:
The report finds that economies with greater numbers of restrictions on women’s work have, on average, lower female participation in the formal labor force and have fewer firms with female participation in ownership. Conversely, economies which provide a greater measure of incentives for women to work, have greater income equality.
Here's hoping 2014 brings you all you seek. More equality in the workplace, starting by removing legal barriers to gender equity, is high on my list.