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India makes firm strides on women in the workplace

Spotlight, Global Edition- March 2018
by Shuchita Sonalika
Against the backdrop of International Women’s Day on March 8, an Indian industry expert weighs up the role of women in the workplace in order to achieve women’s economic empowerment.

According to UN Women, when more women work, economies grow. The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality. Even after decades of progress towards making women equal partners with men in the economy and society, the gap between them remains large.