More

    Increase In Jobs Does Not Necessarily Reduce Gender Gap in Costa Rica
    According to Chamber of Commerce

    According to Chamber of Commerce

    Must Read

    TCRN STAFFhttps://www.TheCostaRicaNews.com
    Creating a Conscious alternative news network that we feel the world needs. Pura Vida!

    Breaking the historical disadvantage that women have faced compared to men in the Costa Rican workforce is one of the country’s challenges for which the public and private sectors must unite under the same purpose, concludes a study carried out by the Chamber of Commerce.

    Among the aspects to be improved in terms of the situation of women in employment and the economy in general, it is worth mentioning that the increase in jobs goes hand in hand with gender parity, given the marked and long-lasting difference in the workforce, up to 500,000 fewer women compared to the male presence; something that will take a long time to solve, says the report.

    In this context, it is necessary to promote incentives so that more women join the workforce in various areas of industry, commerce, services and qualified positions, among others.

    The historical lack of access of women to old-age pensions means that they currently face problems leaving the labor force at advanced ages was another of the findings of this analysis of the evolution of labor gaps in the last ten years, in which data such as unemployment, retirement, economic crises and acquired education tools, among others, were taken into account.

    Promoting a series of measures

    The Chamber of Commerce has been promoting a series of measures to enhance female participation in the economy, such as the Care Network, developing a STEM training approach for women, promoting equality in decision-making positions and equal opportunities in the recruitment and staff selection.

    resonance, coworking Costa Rica
    At Resonance, we aspire to live in harmony with the natural world as a reflection of our gratitude for life. We are co-creating an inspired and integrative community, committed to working, living and learning together. We resonate with that deep longing to belong to the hive and the desire to live the highest version of ourselves in service.
    - Advertisement -

    Subscribe to our newsletter

    Get all the latest news, events, offers and special announcements.

    Latest News

    Ligia Madrigal Conquers Everest: She is the First Costa Rican Woman to Reach the World`s Highest Peak

    The Costa Rican athlete Ligia Madrigal, 51, reached the goal and this past Wednesday became the first woman from...

    More Articles Like This

    Language »