Into the Digital Future: Gender, Technology, and Skilling in Latin America

15 May 2024

This report analyses IT-oriented TVET systems in Argentina, Chile, and Colombia, and uncovers notable gender disparities.

Key Highlights

This study, authored by Verónica Millenaar, Megan Ballesty, and Ramiro Albrieu of Red Sur focuses on Argentina, Chile, and Colombia, each with distinct TVET systems, and uncovers significant gender disparities in IT-oriented TVET across multiple levels. It acknowledges the incipient yet meaningful advancementto address these disparities including quotas and gender-sensitive training programs, but also highlights the challenges that persist in integrating gender policies into training proposals. Overall, the report casts a spotlight on the intricate connections between skills development, technological shifts, labour markets, and gender equity in Latin America.