From the United States, a report published by The Wall Street Journal on women’s progress in the workplace.
A quote from World Bank President Bob Zoellick:
We estimate there are about three billion people working in the world.
Start-up cost: U.S. $275.
How was it paid for? Money from a severance package.
Until late December, Pilaporn Jaksurat, 33, was working full-time on a cotton spinning machine in a textile mill in Bangkok. She made about $7 a day and her benefits included bonuses of $30 a month for good attendance and a severance package worth about $800.