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ITB: The Women's Slice

January 17th, 2015

Episode 130 of 836 episodes

If women had an equal slice of the global economic cake, output could soar by as much as 40%. So it seems like a no brainer that women might then look forward to a fairer share? And yet the division of the economic spoils for women in terms of job prospects, earnings and basic employment rights are nowhere near on a par with men. Former UK First Lady Cherie Blair, fashion retailer Eileen Fisher, CEO of Spot One Global Solutions Marieme Jamme and Director of the economic think tank Politea, Sheila Lawlor talk with the Linda Yueh about the way forward for greater female participation in the global economy.

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