Books, Papers, and Reports, Policy Briefs | 15 November 2022 | Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
A Secure Retirement: Leveling the Playing Field for Women in the Pacific
Retirement benefits are essential for Pacific women’s economic security as they age. Yet, despite the increased number of women who are entering the workforce, lower wages, more vulnerable employment conditions, and caring responsibilities impact on the contributions they can make.
A Secure Retirement: Leveling the Playing Field for Women in the Pacific proposes a series of priority reforms to address women’s disadvantage in accessing benefits from Pacific retirement funds, while ensuring funds become more efficient and profitable institutions.