Did You Know? Facts & Figures About Women & Development

March 8 is International Women's Day. Leading up to this day, ICCO shines the spotlight on the facts and figures about Women and Development. Did you know these facts?

Did You Know? Facts & Figures About Women & Development
Of the agricultural labour force in developing countries 43% is women Women produce 20-30% more food on their land if they had the same access as men
Women are the fastest growing cohort of entrepreneurs in many developing countries Female entrepreneurs can reach women who otherwise could not access markets
Women make 80% of consumer decisions within households Globally, women are paid 24% less than men
Women have less access to agricultural resources than men Gender gap in agricultural productivity


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