Ivanka Trump bats for greater participation of women in workforce amidst dealing with allegation of bad labour practices with her own brand
BI India BureauNov 29, 2017, 09.56 PM
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Trump went on to talk about technology that can be used to allow women to work from kitchens and help reduce the gender gap. "I think it's incredibly important that policies support modern families... We need to start thinking about ways to support the modern workforce and the modern reality in household. I think technology is a great driver," she said.
Trump was speaking at the session on 'We can do it! Innovations in workforce development and skills training', the panelists of the session included Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women;
Trump said it is necessary to align what is being taught in the classroom with economic realities. Ivanka, 36, is a businesswoman and a fas hion designer; she is been dealing with allegations from critics that her personal brand uses bad labor practices in its production , particularly in China, where the bulk of her U.S. merchandise ships from.
While Trump has stepped back from day-to-day management of her brand before taking on an official role as
So far Trump has not taken a public stand on alleged abuses in her brand's own supply chain.