Women's employment can have a significant impact on a country's economy. For instance, if as the number of US female workers rose to match that of their male counterparts, the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would correspondingly increase by 5%. Britain and China would experience similar effects, but the real increase in GDP would be for developing countries, especially those that have few women in the workforce. For example, if as many Egyptian women worked as men do, then Egypt's GDP would increase by nearly 35%.
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