Women and trade: the role of trade in promoting gender equality

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World Bank (IBRD)
World Trade Organization


The goal of this report is to improve the understanding of the impacts of trade and trade policy on gender equality, and to provide policy makers with evidence on the benefits of trade for women and with potential policy solutions. The report uses a conceptual framework that illustrates the diverse transmission channels through which trade and trade policy can affect women, according to three key economic roles they play: workers, consumers, and decision makers. The report also gathers and analyzes new data1 to show how trade and trade policy can affect women and men differently - in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Equity; Economics; Income

Keywords: Equal opportunity; Barrier; Policy implications; Economic analysis; Economic implication; Wage; Labour force participation; Working conditions

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank, 2020

Physical description: xiii, 188 p.

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ISBN: 9781464815416 (paper); 9781464815560 (electronic)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.632

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