Interesting take on the future of women in the labour market once automation really starts to change the way we work.
According to this piece, due to the skills and industries in which women typically work, they are less likely to be replaced by robots.
Seemingly it doesn't bode well to be a woman (or anyone for that matter) in some industries but the data shows that overall the risk of being replaced by automation as a woman is lower than for a man.
Click the link to read the full article.
Women are overrepresented in industries that require high levels of social skills and empathy (such as nursing, teaching and care work), where it would be difficult to replace a human worker with automation. Women in advanced economies also have, on average, higher levels of education and digital literacy, giving them a comparative advantage in a labour market that is continuously transformed by technological innovation.