Skip to Main Navigation

Tackling Childcare : The Business Benefits and Challenges of Employer-Supported Childcare in Bangladesh (English)

Access to good-quality jobs is a key lever of change for women, the companies they are associated with, and the communities they live in helping to boost economic growth and reduce poverty. Yet, vast gender gaps persist, hurting companies and economies that depend on acquiring and retaining a skilled workforce. A key barrier to female labor force participation is women's disproportionate responsibility for unpaid care, as well as a lack of access to reliable, affordable, and good-quality childcare. As the world's largest global development institution focused on the private sector, IFC is dedicated to closing gaps between women's and men's economic participation and addressing barriers to women's access to more and better jobs, including lack of childcare. With this policy brief, IFC is launching research findings and recommendations for employer-supported childcare in Bangladesh to better understand the opportunities and challenges that companies face.

Details

Downloads

COMPLETE REPORT

Official version of document (may contain signatures, etc)

  • Official PDF
  • TXT*
  • Total Downloads** :
  • Download Stats
  • *The text version is uncorrected OCR text and is included solely to benefit users with slow connectivity.

Citation

Tackling Childcare : The Business Benefits and Challenges of Employer-Supported Childcare in Bangladesh (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/867371582283308546/Tackling-Childcare-The-Business-Benefits-and-Challenges-of-Employer-Supported-Childcare-in-Bangladesh