World Bank: Six strategies to increase young women’s access to digital jobs

The digital economy can create new job opportunities for young women and help address the persistent gender disparity in the labor market. Jobs involving remote, online, flexible work can help young women overcome mobility constraints, challenge restrictive gender norms, and reduce longstanding occupational segregation in traditionally male-dominated industries. However, practitioners would need to be intentional about using better targeted strategies in program design to help young women succeed in high-quality digital jobs, and also move up to higher skilled and higher paying digital jobs over time. Continue reading.

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