New Trends in Global Trade Are Changing How Women Work Around the World

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Release date: 28/3/2019

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Global trade is changing how women work.

Supermarkets and major brands source much of their materials and manufacturing in the developing world as part of a “Global Value Chain.” This is a way of obtaining raw materials and bringing goods to market that has become more and more common among major global brands in recent years. One consequence of this trend in global trade and global sourcing has been to upend traditional dynamics around gender and work.

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TitleNew Trends in Global Trade Are Changing How Women Work Around the World
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletGlobal Dispatches
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date28/03/19
DescriptionGlobal trade is changing how women work.

Supermarkets and major brands source much of their materials and manufacturing in the developing world as part of a “Global Value Chain.” This is a way of obtaining raw materials and bringing goods to market that has become more and more common among major global brands in recent years. One consequence of this trend in global trade and global sourcing has been to upend traditional dynamics around gender and work.
Producer/AuthorGlobal Dispatches
URLhttps://www.undispatch.com/new-trends-in-global-trade-are-changing-how-women-work-around-the-world/
PersonsStephanie Barrientos