Women in the labor force: A question of quotas and quality

To bridge the male to female employment gap, both the public and private sectors have dabbled in requiring a certain percentage of hires to be women. But quotas must come in a package complete with capacity building and backed by data to be effective, experts shared during a World Bank panel discussion.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.