A Conversation With Martha Chen

A Conversation with Martha Chen

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from Women and Foreign Policy Program

Martha Chen addresses the overrepresentation of women in the informal economy and the challenges they face – including low earnings and lack of social protections, which reinforce the cycle of poverty. She also discusses the resources women need to overcome these challenges and the strategic imperative for more inclusive and equitable policy.

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