Progressive Trade: Labour and Gender, Oxford University Press

Mexico - 1 June 2023

Trade topics: Standards, Trade Policy, Gender and Trade, Labour

This chapter provides an overview of the growing influence of both labour standards and gender equality concerns in contemporary trade debates, and in particular how existing FTAs have increasingly accommodated both types of issues. In the following sections, the chapter will first chart out the relationship between trade and labour and thereafter discuss the nexus between trade and gender concerns.