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Women's economic empowerment in the changing world of work : The Indonesia case

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Frame of Image en outside the labor market would prefer to work in paid jobs ▪ Suggesting there are significant barriers restricting women’s desire in the labor market ….with potential negative effects on individual welfare and economic growth
Source: Unrealized Potential: The high cost of gender inequality in earnings, May 2018, What Works, ILO Research Brief No. 10
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In Indonesia, only half of working-age women engaged in the labour market for the last two decades
Female Labour Force Participation in East Asia and Pacific Region
90 80 70
60
50 40 30
Source: World Development Index, World Bank
▪ In 2017, the rate of Indonesia FLFP is about 33 percentage points below their male counterpart. The gap is higher than the global average of 27 percentage points. ▪ The Indonesia FLFP is also lower compared to other neighbouring countries.
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1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
East Asia & Pacific China
Indonesia Malaysia
Cambodia Philippines
Women in Indonesia continue to be concentrated in informal jobs
Proportion of women and men participating in formal and informal work
50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Informal, Men
Informal, Women
Formal, Men
Formal, Women
Source: Sakernas, World Bank calculations
▪ More than half of female workers work informally, and hence more likely having lack of legal protection and facing discrimination
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Title Women's economic empowerment in the changing world of work
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Sub Title

The Indonesia case

Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Purnamasari, Ririn

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[Sejong] : KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Date 2018-12
Event [WB-KDI School International conference] The Changing Nature of Work: Are We Ready?
Pages 16
Subject Country Indonesia(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < General
Social Development < Population
Social Development < Employment
Holding KDI School
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