Gender Inequality

How can we support women’s economic empowerment through trade?

Women in South Asia have often been constrained to low-skilled or unskilled labor within the informal sector. Image: UNSPLASH/Evan Krause

Maria Beatriz Orlando

Lead Social Development Specialist, Social Sustainability and Inclusion Global Practice, World Bank

Girija Shivakumar

Strategic Communications Consultant, World Bank

Mandakini Kaul

Regional Coordinator, South Asia Regional Integration and Engagement, World Bank

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'Higher value-added products of spice and fiber have allowed women to move up the chain and be involved in production and marketing and earn more than a daily-wage.' Image: World Bank
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