Women can unlock Asia's potential (The Nation (Pakistan)) | Lao Tribune

Women can unlock Asia's potential (The Nation (Pakistan))

Asia’s workforce should reflect its population. Today, only 49% of working age women in developing Asia participate in the laborforce compared with 80% of men. And the number is down from 56% in 1990. For South Asia, the lowest in the region, women’s workforce participation is 30% versus 80% for men. On average, a woman in…