Going digital: the future of work for women

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Abstract:

Many believe that the ongoing digital transformation will strengthen the position of women in the labour market. More flexible ways of working may make it easier to combine paid work with caring responsibilities which are still more often taken on by women; automation is also more likely to replace less skilled jobs, giving women an advantage since they now outperform men on most measures of educational attainment. This policy brief discusses the possible impact of digitalisation on women and men, and proposes a range of policies to ensure that technological change supports a closing,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Technology; Employment; Equity; Policy

Keywords: Technological change; Equal opportunity; Policy implications; OECD country

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2017

Physical description: 8 p.

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http://www.oecd.org/employment/Going-Digital-the-Future-of-Work-for-Women.pdf

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 129.289

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