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    Women and Labor Force Participation

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    How would you argue that women have come either very far or not far enough in their labor force participation?

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    How would you argue that women have come either very far or not far enough in their labor force participation?

    The World Bank and the United Nations provides worldwide analyses in this area.

    In their worldwide average, they have concluded that women are less likely than men to participate in the labor market which particularly refers to being employed or actively looking for a job.

    The definition does not include maintenance of the household which consists of childcare, care for the elderly members of the household, cooking, cleaning, and such.

    The World Bank statistics include women of ages 15 through 64. Their analyses state that women in high income countries and low income countries are active in the labor force. In lower middle income countries, they are not.

    In high income countries, their statistics reveal that "over two-thirds of the female adult population participate in the labor force and the gender gap ...

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