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Date:
13 September 2015
Title:
Answers to the 'woman question'
Publication:
Daily Inquirer
Reporter:
Jimenez-David, Rina.
Description:

The UN Women executive director focused on three areas: the pay gap in formal labor, informal employment, and the "gender penalty."  It isn't just wages that matter. The nature of the work works to women's disadvantage, too. "In some developing regions," Mlambo-Ngcuka said, "upwards of 75 percent of women's employment is informal, unprotected by labor laws or social protection."

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