Don’t know your career path? There’s a clinic for thatMedia Coverage /15 August 2018
Young women are prone to two things: existential crises and misogyny. Edukasyon.ph’s newest campaign “Investing in the Future of Young Pinays” plans to put an end to these or at least help out in relieving the burden of both. In partnership with Investing in Women (IW), this initiative focuses on empowering young girls on their career paths.
“Investing in the Future of Young Pinays” is a campaign that everyone needs right now. A 2016 Labor Force Survey by the Philippine Statistics Authority revealed that only 50% of working age women are in the labor force, while for men, it is at 80%. In addition to this, a significant share of employed women is engaged in jobs with unfavorable working conditions. Although the Philippines ranked 10th out of 144 countries in World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Index, there’s still work to do.
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