In developing counties, women tend to work in unregistered small and medium enterprises and in undocumented cross-border trade, agricultural and industrial labour, services and care sectors. Because much of the impact women have on the country’s trade is unaccounted for, their concerns are often not considered when trade policies are made.
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Preferential Treatment of Women in Trade and Business
Suman was there to plea for justice and to warn youths of the dangers of predators. Suman, now 21, told the audience how her own brother-in-law sexually molested her when she was 11, and how he threw acid on her face when she was 18 because she refused to yield to him.
Have we ever analyzed a shadow economy of a developing country like Pakistan through a gender lens? How it affects the women? Being an entrepreneur and a woman I can share first-hand experience how a sudden shift in policies revolving around trade hinders women owned businesses and paves way for the black economy.
It’s s going to be a blend of my experiences in daily life and some intellectual reports. I love to travel and i am an entrepreneur so my blogs will mostly revolve around these aspects.