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Women still earn only Three-quarters of Men's Salaries

UNCTAD chief Supachai Panitchpakdi, told a high level meeting in Doha-Qatar on Monday that the disparities in income and social inequality have increased over the past decade.
Economic policies should be more responsive to the needs of women and more instrumental to achieving inclusive development, the head of the United Nations Conference on Trade and development has said.

UNCTAD chief Supachai Panitchpakdi, told a high level meeting in Doha-Qatar on Monday that the disparities in income and social inequality have increased over the past decade.

Supachai also said persistent and high levels of inequality does not only pose a moral challenge to policy makers, but can also be a source of economic and social instability and a drag on growth.

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The Women in Development meeting coincided with the session of UNCTAD, which is also happening in Doha. Its aim is to promote policies that empower women to be full participants in economic and social life.

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