Female workers at a garment factory (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – A new research brief shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has not only exacerbated existing inequalities but also created new gender gaps , the International Labour Organisation ( ILO ) in Vietnam has said, calling for a change in the mindset of not only every man but also every woman to influence their economic behaviour and achieve gender equality in the labour market. Double burden ILO Vietnam recently released a new research brief titled "Gender and the labour market in Vietnam: An analysis based on the Labour Force Survey". It pointed out that with remarkably high labour market participation rate, women in Vietnam face multiple and persistent labour market inequalities, and carry a disproportionate double burden of work and family responsibilities. More than 70 percent of Vietnam's working-age women are in the labour force, compared to the global level of 47.2 percent and the average of 43.9 percent in Asia and the Pacific. While the gender gap in labour force participation is narrower in Vietnam than in the world, it has still stood at 9.5 percentage points (men's rate higher than women's) over the last decade. Uneven distribution of family… Read full this story
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