Employment-related gender gaps greater than previously thought, ILO finds
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Chantelle Cloete, Reporter

As the world comes together to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), new data reveals women’s access to employment, their working conditions, and a persistent pay gap worldwide, have barely improved in nearly two decades.

IWD’s theme for 2023 is #EmbraceEquity. But given the ongoing barriers to women, the prospect of real workplace equity seems further away than ever for some workers.