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Measuring Women’s Labour Force Participation – The Way Forward

Partners: Global Evaluation Initiative, IWWAGE Women face several barriers to participating in the economy that pertains to the burden of unpaid care work and the resultant time poverty, lack of adequate skills and knowledge, and lack of opportunities. Amidst these, unpaid care work is an essential component of economic activity, often the insidious factor that is primarily invisible, undervalued, and unaccounted for. What are the measurement issues surrounding unpaid care work in a majority of economic analyses and policy formulations? How