2019 Women’s Council & Awards: Share of Women Working in Construction Trades in 2018 is the Highest in 20 Years

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Between 2017 and 2018, the number of women working in construction trades increased by 17.6 percent, rising to well over a quarter of a million women (276,000), according to a new analysis from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). This growth is nearly five times faster than job growth of 3.7 percent in construction occupations overall.

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