Construction has traditionally been a male-dominated field and that is still the case today with less than 10 percent of construction workers being female. However, the numbers are slowly climbing even with some industry experts predicting that one in four construction workers will be a woman by 2020. The current statistics of women in construction in other developed nations is not much higher. It’s just 11 percent in Canada and 12.4 percent in the United Kingdom. It’s clearly a worldwide issue, but what needs to be done to address it?
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