Breaking gender-barriers: How women are becoming managers


Published 03.10.18
Photo credit:
Solidarity Center (2015)

How do we get more women in senior positions? Chris Woodruff shares insights from the Bangladeshi garment industry

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On average, 80% of workers on a sewing floor in a garment factory in Bangladesh are women. Yet 95% of managers and supervisors are men. In this VoxDev Talk, Chris Woodruff discusses his study to understand the reason behind this gap and how his fellow researchers and he have changed mind-sets to bring about change.