Women in lower-middle-income countries facing worst brunt of pandemic: Data

There are 44 million fewer jobs for women across the world compared to pre-pandemic period; 25.5 million fewer jobs were available in lower-middle-income countries

The 2022 study, “Women, Business and the Law”, has taken into account legal reforms in the period from October 2, 2020, to October 1, 2021.

Further analysis shows that the brunt has been borne by women in lower-middle-income economies, where the situation for women was much worse, to begin with

New Delhi
On Monday, a report released by the International Labour Organisation highlighted that the 112 million jobs lost during the pandemic were yet to return to the global economy. As per

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First Published: May 24 2022 | 5:40 PM IST

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