May 10, 2018


In this report, findings from a synthesis of existing scientific and practitioner literature on promising programs and policies for promoting and optimizing women’s employment in manufacturing, construction and transportation are presented. Women are currently severely underrepresented in these three sectors, and these sectors are critical for the growth of the Canadian and global green economy.


Bipasha Baruah, Ph.D, Western University
Sandra Biskupski-Mujanovic, Western University


For more on gender and climate change, check out our blog post on Gender and the Clean Economy: Moving beyond “just add women and stir”

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