Labor markets’ vulnerability for women in the Global South during the pandemic

August 10, 2021

COVID-19 affected the status of employment and working conditions of women in the Global South. To better describe such a situation, the World Bank has introduced the concept of vulnerable employment to refer to workers who are either self-employed as own-account workers or contributing family workers. 

Learn about employment conditions of millions of women in countries of the Global South amid the pandemic.

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