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World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 1999

Globalization, Gender and Work

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: November 1999
  • Page count: 96
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 99.IV.8

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The world survey explores the increasing role of women in the development of society. It examines the effects of the crisis on the advancement of women and the progress of women's participation in agriculture and rural development, industrial development, services, the informal sector, technology and culture. It presents an overview of global trends in employment such as equal opportunities, salaries, social security and part-time work. It also contains tables on population, GNP and growth rates relating to women in development.