A new report by the International Monetary Fund and the Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledges the importance of quality jobs for the macroeconomy and emphasizes the value of the JustJobs Index.
Reducing gender inequality will not only improve women’s lives but will also boost economic growth.
Declining wages and persistent poverty for garment workers in a majority of the world’s leading apparel-exporting countries raises doubt that export-led development strategies create a rising tide that lifts all boats.
A recent conference organized by the Just Jobs Network in New Delhi focused on one of the most pressing challenges of our time: how to create good jobs to drive employment-based, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth.
The Just Jobs Index assesses the nature and extent of fair jobs at a country level and creates a vivid picture of work opportunities, income and employment security, and equality of treatment and working conditions.
This video highlights the struggles and the resilience of Indian women in a male-dominated society. Until women feel safe, until they are free to leave their homes without having to seek permission from members of their household, and until they are given respect in and out of the workplace, women cannot realize their economic potential.
This week’s horrifying incident is a tangible chance to advocate for stronger policies to protect women from violence, harassment, and discrimination.
Just job creation will lift millions of people out of poverty and into the middle class, empower billions of women and young people, and help us develop a strong, secure, and robust 21st century global economy.
The Just Jobs Network looks at how different countries are getting people back to work through the various programs within each nation.
The International Monetary Fund should follow in the steps of the World Bank and focus on the necessity of implementing job creation policies.