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After low-income women lose their jobs in the COVID-19 economy, what happens to them?
In the last decade, as the Ethiopian government has moved toward industrialization, tens of thousands of women have made the journey to the factories of Hawassa, a large city in the country’s south.
Gates Foundation | November 22, 2021

More, better, and more inclusive jobs: Preparing for successful industrialization in Ethiopia
Over the past years, the Government of Ethiopia has set up several special economic zones - industrial parks - to encourage foreign direct investment into the manufacturing sector and thus promote exports and job creation. 
Market Screener | October 14, 2020