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89% Women were Negatively Impacted by the COVID-19: LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2021

89% Women were Negatively Impacted by the COVID-19: LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2021

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Towards International Women’s Day 2021, LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has launched the Opportunity Index 2021 report, a composite measure that seeks to understand how people perceive opportunities and the barriers that stand in the way of achieving them. This year’s report dives deep to understand how women perceive opportunities, and how the gender gap is further slowing down career progress for working women in India amid the pandemic. LinkedIn’s findings show that 9 in 10 (89%) women state they were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fight for equal pay and opportunity continues; India’s working women battle strongest gender bias across APAC The report shows that even though 66% of people in India feel that gender equality has improved compared...