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Al Bawaba: World Bank urges Egypt to prioritize women's participation in the economy

At a labor participation rate of 23.1%, females remain an “untapped resource” in Egypt’s reemerging economy.
08.03.19 | Interesting article at Al Bawaba

According to a detailed report on female economic empowerment, the World Bank has requested the government of Egypt to make the matter of enabling female participation in the economy an “urgent priority on the national agenda”.

At a labor participation rate of 23.1%, females remain an “untapped resource” in Egypt’s reemerging economy. The report adds that without an inclusive labor market, sustainable economic growth would be difficult to achieve.