01 Enero 2019
Temática 2 Economía y trabajo
The massive influx of women into the labour market in the Latin American and Caribbean region has filled pages and pages of books, reports, articles and media. The phenomenon has been characterized as “the most important socio-economic change of the last half century.” Looking back, it is true that we can demonstrate substantial advances in the employment situation of Latin American women both in terms of quantity and quality of their participation. If in the 1960s only two out of 10 adult women worked or actively looked for work, today that figure has tripled. Currently, six out of 10 Latin American women participate in the labour market, and 41% of women workers maintain jobs with social security coverage. One the other hand, nine out of 10 men are economically active.









Temática Empleo y trabajo decente