Women swell ranks of working poor.

  • Published 1996 in World of work : the magazine of the ILO

Abstract

Despite expanded global female employment (45% of women aged 15-64 years are economically active), women still comprise 70% of the world's 1 billion people living in poverty. Moreover, women's economic activities remain largely confined to low-wage, low-productivity forms of employment. A report by the International Labor Organization (ILO), prepared as a… (More)

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