Accelerating Gender Parity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published By: World Economic Forum | Published Date: July, 01 , 2017

Over the last decade, gender gaps in the workforce, particularly those in leadership positions, have remained largely unchanged and progress has stalled, despite growth in the numbers of women acquiring education, surpassing the rates for men in most countries. In addition, the labour market remains highly segregated by gender along sectoral lines, reducing the dynamism and dividends derived from diversity. Today, however, technology and globalization are transforming the world of work. The speed at which jobs are created, displaced and modified is continuously increasing, skills gaps are widening, and the premium on innovation, creativity and other uniquely human traits is growing.

Author(s): World Economic Forum [WEF] | Posted on: Aug 01, 2017 | Views() | Download (290)

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