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Gender Equality: The Balkans & Turkey

GENDER EQUALITY Bosnia and Herzegovina The Balkans Croatia Albania & Cyprus Kosovo* Turkey Montenegro Serbia TEYR Macedonia Turkey * Referred to in the context of UN Security Council Resolution 1244 WHY INVEST IN GENDER EQUALITY IN THE BALKANS AND IN TURKEY? WOMEN ARE UNDER REPRESENTED IN DECISION MAKING 11% unequal share of power perpetuates INEQUALITES, STEREOTYPES 18% of ministers of seats in parliaments and POLICIES BLIND TO INEQUALITY BETWEEN MEN & WOMEN PARENTAL LEAVE POLICIES and CHILD CARE SYSTEMS women EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION affect the employment patterns of MOTHERS but not of FATHERS WORKING WOMEN CHILDREN & EMPLOYMENT 25% 25 lo as A -20% AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERY EMPLOYEES low paid jobs 6 -29% 2% 10 as -45% LEGISLATOR SENIOR OFFICIALS MANAGER having children DECREASES a mother's likelyhood of working women in the workforce LOWER THAN MEN WORKFORCE 12/31 ll WOMEN'S INCOME 1$ 1s ONE $ 54 cents 1$ 1 50 1 cents dollar cent cent GENDER INEQUALITY INDEX = RIGHTS =RESPONSABILITIES =OPPORTUNITIES 0,13 WESTERN EUROPE 0,26 BALKANS INVESTING IN POLICIES THAT PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN CREATE MORE SUSTAINABLE SOCIETIES * Sources | | | UN DP -49+by+number+of+children+aged+under+17+and+sex | | For more information please visit the UNDP Europe and CIS website Empowered lives. Resilient nations. TOTAL EQUALITY TOTAL INEQUALITY

Gender Equality: The Balkans & Turkey

shared by undpeuropeandcis on Mar 28
Why to invest in gender equality in the Balkans and in Turkey



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