on feminization of poverty


Seventy percent of those living in absolute poverty in our world — that is starving or on the edge of starvation — are female. Not only that, in our wealthy United States, women and children are the mass of the poor and the poorest of the poor.

wage gap news: April 24 was the 11th Equal Pay Day
Various information and data on gender and economic status in Romania:

  • “Wage Determination and Gender Discrimination in a Transition Economy: the Case of Romania” (abstract)
  • Enlargement, Gender and Governance Report: Romania Summary 1
  • “The Feminisation of Poverty in Transition Countries: Evidence from Subjective Data”
  • “Gender and Political Periphery: The Romanian Case”
  • “Your Sex and Race Matter. Romani Women’s Employment in Romania: Fact Sheet 2006”; “Broadening the Agenda: The Status of Romani Women in Romania”
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  • “Raporturile de gen in contextul societatii romanesti”
  • Barometrul de gen 2000. Capitolul 5: Gen si economie
  • Anuarul statistic 2005 (INS): Piata fortei de munca; Veniturile, cheltuielile si consumul populatiei
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