The unemployment rate in Brazil is 29% higher among women than men. The country's GDP could be 30% larger if women participated in the labor market at the same rate as men. Through online and offline trainings in digital tools and confidence building, Womenwill helps Brazilian women create their own economic opportunity and help Brazil prosper.
Empowering women to create their own economic opportunity
Brazil ranks 90th out of 144 countries according to the global gender gap index. The country’s gender equality ranking is heavily based on the disparity between men’s and women’s economic participation.
The unemployment rate among women in Brazil is 29% higher than among men.
The country's GDP could be 30% larger if women participated in the labor market at the same rate as men.
Women make up half the world’s working-age population but generate only 37% of GDP. With support to make better use of the internet, women entrepreneurs can have a greater impact and generate wealth for themselves and their communities.Learn more