Lifting the Floor and Achieving Gender Equality

Title

Lifting the Floor and Achieving Gender Equality

Authors

Heidi Hartmann

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Description

Trends in women’s labor force participation, the gender wage gap, and job segregation by sex indicate that women’s progress has hit a plateau after improvement for several decades. Heidi Hartmann (Institute for Women's Policy research) will discuss the policies that are needed to lift the floor of the labor market of women, resolve troubling work/family issues, and achieve gender equality between women and men.

Publication Date

2-28-2012

Keywords

gender equality, labor market of women, gender wage gap, labor force participation, job segregation by sex, women's progress, work/family issues

Disciplines

Gender and Sexuality | Income Distribution | Inequality and Stratification | Labor Economics

Lifting the Floor and Achieving Gender Equality
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