The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean: What will the labor market be like for women?
WOMEN IN THE FUTURE OF WORK
In this fourth issue of The Future of Work in Latin America and the Caribbean series, we explore how is the future is going to look like for women in the labor force. First, we highlight that, although both men and women can lose their jobs in the digital revolution, women have a higher risk of automation. Then, we explore the potential of the gig economy to overcome some of the barriers that hinder the participation of women in the labor market.
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What is the reality of women in the labor market? (in Spanish)
How does the future of work look like for women? (in Spanish)
Marcelo Cabrol, Manager of the Social Sector at the IDB, introduces our series of interactive notes in this audio.
Audio 1: How does the digital revolution affect women? (in Spanish)
Carmen Pagés, Chief of the Labor Markets Division at the IDB, interviews researcher Pablo Egaña to learn more about the methodology used in this study to analyze how automation impacts men and women.
Audio 2: Women in the gig economy (in Spanish)
Monserrat Bustelo (Senior Specialist at the IDB Gender and Diversity Division) talks with Silvina Moschini (Founder and CEO, SheWorks) about the potential of the gig economy to help close the gender gap in the labor market.
Audio 3: Does artificial intelligence perpetuate gender bias? (in Spanish)
Together with Laura Ripani (Principal Specialist at the IDB Labor Markets Division), Cristina Pombo (Advisor, IDB Social Sector) analyzes the importance of ethical data management to close the gender gap in the labor market. To learn more about this topic, visit our blog or download our publication.