Spotlight on: Risk and Crisis Management

Female Informal Workers in Dhaka during COVID-19: Unnoticed and Unprotected as Always

By |2022-10-13T16:58:07+02:00October 13th 2022|Housing & Informality, Youth & Gender, , , , |

Informal workers contribute greatly to countries’ economic growth. Over 43 per cent of the national GDP in Bangladesh is generated by the informal sector, where women are overrepresented. In times of crisis, however, they are often left unprotected. Jahid Nur on the situation of female informal workers in Bangladesh during COVID-19.