Globalization has led to increases in female labour force participation, reducing the gap between women’s and men’s labour force participation rates. However this increase has not necessarily translated into gender equality in pay and status, as women's entrance in the labour force has often been on unfavourable terms. This brief draws on a review of existing literature conducted by UNRISD in 2012.
Razavi, S.; Arza, C.; Braunstein, E.; Cook, S.; Goulding, K. Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment and Social Protection. UNRISD (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development), Geneva, Switzerland (2012) 4 pp. [UNRISD Research and Policy Brief No. 13]