Women and work in Egypt

This paper presents the outcomes of an ETF project aimed at improving and increasing women's opportunities in employment in Egypt. What are the barriers and opportunities for women's employment? How can the role of women be strengthened in the labour market? In attempting to gain an insight into these issues, the project focused on two sectors with a high potential for generating employment and a need for skilled labour force, namely tourism and ICT sectors.
This paper presents the outcomes of an ETF project aimed at improving and increasing women’s opportunities in employment in Egypt. What are the barriers and opportunities for women’s employment? How can the role of women be strengthened in the labour market? In attempting to gain an insight into these issues, the project focused on two sectors with a high potential for generating employment and a need for skilled labour force, namely tourism and ICT sectors.