Does Women’s Reproductive Health and Empowerment Affect Female Labor Participation in ASEAN?

Salma Audiena Al Faizah, Izza Mafruhah, Julianus Johnny Sarungu

DOI: https://doi.org/10.23917/jep.v21i1.10387

Abstract

This research aims to analyze the effect of women’s reproductive health and women’s empowerment on female labor force participation (FLFP) in ASEAN countries. This type of research is quantitative research with panel data types from 9 (nine) ASEAN countries during the period 2010-2017. The results
show that countries with high levels of women’s reproductive health and women’s empowerment also have high levels of female labor participation.

Keywords

Gender inequality; Female labor participation ; Women’s reproductive health; Women’s empowerment; Panel data estimation

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