Transforming Women's Work: Policies for an Inclusive Economic Agenda


The AFL-CIO, the Rutgers University Center for Women’s Global Leadership and the Solidarity Center convened a group of experts to discuss women’s economic empowerment, with a focus on macroeconomic policy and labor rights. This briefing paper is informed by the rich exchange among advocates and economists who participated.

Policy makers, women’s rights advocates, employers and the workers who fuel economic systems all have a critical role to play in ensuring that women’s rights, gender equality and access to decent work become fundamental goals of economic policy making.