Women are essential to the economy – let’s treat them this way

COVID-19 has exacerbated existing gender gaps. One in three jobs held by women were rated as ‘essential’ – but women faced disproportionately high unemployment and additional childcare responsibilities. As economies reopen, policymakers must address structural inequalities in critical industries that rely on female labor. The coronavirus pandemic has revealed a …

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Costa Rica becomes the new member of the OECD

Flags of Costa Rica. / VCG Flags of Costa Rica. / VCG Costa Rica has joined the “club of rich nations”. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday welcomed the small Central American country as its 38th member. The Paris-based organization, which has been accused of promoting …

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These countries lack oxygen – 24/7 Wall St.

As COVID-19 has spread across the world, one of the most valuable commodities has become oxygen, which is used to treat terribly ill people. There are consistent accounts, most recently in India, where oxygen has been depleted in some areas and this has caused deaths. Several countries have the most …

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