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Gender Disparities in African Labor Markets Caused by Jobs Scarcity, Not Discrimination

Posted by Business in Ghana on November 3, 2010

Investments in education and job creation seen as key to fostering gender equality

Gender inequalities remain a concern in African labor markets despite variations from one country to another, a new book published by the World Bank shows. The book, Gender Disparities in Africa_s Labor Market, reveals that overall there is a 17 percentage-point difference between the labor force participation rate for men (78.3 percent) and women (61 percent). Read the rest of this entry »

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