Women's economic empowerment
Increasing the number of working women can offer significant social and economic benefits globally, but social norms, as well as actual laws, keep women out of the workforce. The IGC’s extensive research in this area shows how better access to education, finance, and transportation can help increase women’s independence and participation in the labour force.
Making the workplace work for women
Addressing challenges of women's mobility in Punjab
Moving up a gear: Can a free bike help a girl's education in northern India?
Increasing women’s participation in the workforce
Women, entrepreneurship, and institutions
Advancing gender equality: The path to economic growth
The economic gender gap in the garment sector in Bangladesh and Ghana
Is the rule of law good for women? Evidence from micro-entrepreneurs in Lusaka, Zambia
Women’s mobility and labour force participation in Karachi: Some preliminary observations
IGC Quick Clicks: Where are all the female economists?
Bride & prejudice: The price of education
Women’s Financial Inclusion: 5 Reasons Why it Matters for Mozambique
Time is now: Pressing for progress for all women and girls
Declining female labour force participation in rural India: The supply side