Why More Women Should Take on Traditionally Male Jobs
Women in Africa are more likely to be in the labor force than women in other regions. But female-owned businesses typically operate in more crowded markets, they have fewer employees, lower average sales, and less value-added. New research shows that female entrepreneurs can build larger and more profitable companies when they operate in male-dominated sectors. Meet some of these African women who are breaking the mold and venturing into construction and manufacturing. Video by the World Bank Group.
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