The Cost of Sexism: How the Economy is Built for Men and Why We Must Reshape It
An urgent analysis of global gender inequality and a passionately argued case for change by a pioneer in the movement for women's economic empowerment.
'A compelling and actionable case for unleashing women's economic power.' MELINDA GATES
'Passionate and timely... in a world where so many of us stick to criticising the status quo, it's heartening to read someone willing to offer viable solutions.' CAROLINE CRIADO-PEREZ, OBSERVER (author of Invisible Women)
'One of the most objective, data-led, rigorously scientific and morally persuasive books of the year.' GUARDIAN (Books of the Year)
The Cost of Sexism is an urgent analysis of global gender inequality and a fervently argued case for change by a pioneer in the movement for women's economic empowerment. Drawing on decades of statistical evidence, original research and global on-the-ground experience, Linda Scott outlines a revolutionary, actionable plan to remove economic barriers against women, and in the process combat humankind's most pressing problems.