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IMF's Lagarde Calls for End to 'Conspiracy' Against Women

Nations should remove laws that prevent women from working in order to increase the female labor supply and boost their economies, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday. "In too many countries, too many legal restrictions conspire against women to be economically active," Lagarde wrote in a blog. "In a world in search of growth, women will help find it, if they face a level playing field instead of an insidious conspiracy." Lagarde, the first woman...

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