We need to reinvent work to reduce the gender gap

Post-pandemic is an opportunity to design a future world of work that actually works better for women.
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  • The latest PwC Women in Work Index report found that the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionality affected women and ethnic minorities.
  • The transition to automation and a net-zero economy will further widen the gender gap if it is not addressed now, argues an economist.
  • Companies need to re-think their policies about equal paid parental leave and flexibility to reduce the impact on women’s careers, she says.
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Author: Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University, Ethiopia [21st Century LIS Network: Information_Knowledge Retrieval & Dissemination Platform]

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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