Report highlights cost of gender employment gap


(October 2016) The Eurofound research agency has published a new report examining the extent of the gender employment gap across Europe and indicating that on current progress it will take more than 30 years to bring women's employment rates up to those of men. The report also highlights some of the main measures that are required to increase women's employment, including increased affordable childcare provision, improved maternity, paternity and parental leave and more working time flexibility.

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