Reducing the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education areas could help reduce skills gap, increase employment and productivity of women and reduce occupational segregation. Ultimately this would foster economic growth via both higher productivity and increased labour market activity.
'The future of work is still uncertain, but one thing is clear - gender will play an important role in the way things unfold.'
EIGE's Director, Virginija Langbakk, is at the High Level Group on Gender Mainstreaming to present key highlights from EIGE's research on gender & work.
- EIGE's presentation for the High level Group is enclosed and available for download under Resources tab.
- Find out more about EIGE's Study on Economic Benefits of Gender Equality here - http://europa.eu/!Vc93xb.