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The global workforce and social stigmas

Women men and social stigmas

According to the the International Labour Organisation, the participation rate of women in the global workforce is nearly 27% lower than the rate for men. Yet the gender gap in developed countries is 16% and a major reason for this is the discouraging work-environment settings and higher costs of childcare.

But what could be done to eliminate the social stigma of men sharing parental leave? Read the full story on the Henley Business School website.

Dr Miriam Marra

Associate Professor of Finance
Published 13 March 2018
Business News

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