Building the future: women in construction

MEG MUNN MP | March 1, 2017

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Women have made great advances in the world of work. The employment rate for women continues to rise and today there are more women in work than ever before now accounting for just under half of the workforce. But, in construction - still one of the largest employers in the UK - progress has been abysmally slow. As the authors of this report point out, women account for only 11 percent of the construction workforce and just 1 percent of workers on site.

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