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Building an Equitable Future? BRAC’s STAR Program and Young Women’s Economic Empowerment in Bangladesh (2023)

Created 32 days ago by Veronica Del Motto
  • Education and Skills
  • Social Norms
  • Bangladesh

While skills development programs can improve labor market outcomes for women in highly gendered societies in the short-term, they tend to dilute over time by strongly-held restrictive norms and practices. For women to benefit in the long-term, the authors argue for maintaining an enabling environment with continuous investments that renegotiate and support women’s economic empowerment. Read more