Women’s Participation in Bangladesh’s Labour Market



Purpose – The article is concerned with Bangladeshi women and their role in the labour market.

Design/methodology/approach – Both a quantitative and qualitative approach has been employed.

Findings – Like in many other countries, maternity, housework and little education are major barriers to women’s participation in the labour market.

Research limitations/implications – Bangladesh’s Labour Code should provide more protection to female employment, helping women to strike a balance between family and work.

Originality/value – The paper focuses on Bangladesh, a country where little research has been conducted on the issue of female employment.

Paper type – Qualitative and analytical paper

Keywords – Bangladesh, Labour Market, Female Employment, Family and Professional Life

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