The economic position of women in Burma

  title={The economic position of women in Burma},
  author={Myat Mon},
  journal={Asian Studies Review},
  pages={243 - 255}
  • Myat Mon
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Economics
  • Asian Studies Review
During recent decades, the rate of female labour force participation (LFP) has increased significantly, although trends in participation vary from country to country according to the extent of economic development, social and cultural factors, family structures, educational policies and so on. At the same time, however, in many countries women remain second-class citizens without equal access to power, scarce goods and other sought-after things. Burmese women are not quite as downtrodden as… 
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