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Measuring Women and Men’s Work (2021)

Created Feb 05 2024, 11:05 AM by Veronica Del Motto
  • Measurement

Measurements of employment and other work are sensitive to survey design, especially for women. This joint report by the ILO and the World Bank offers findings from a pilot study conducted in Sri Lanka that was designed to develop guidance for improving measurement of women and men’s work through household surveys. It stresses that while risks of undercounting women’s work and misclassifying paid and unpaid work exist, they can be reduced by careful survey design, testing, and training. Read more