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Gender & equity in European economics education

Gender & equity in European economics education

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Published by Association of European Economics Education in Stoke-on-Trent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex discrimination in education -- Europe.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Europe.,
  • Economics -- Study and teaching -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGender and equity in European economics education.
    Statementedited by Brian Atkinson & Suzanne Vogelius.
    ContributionsAtkinson, G. B. J., Vogelius, Suzanne., Association of European Economics Education., European Conference on Economics Education, (10th : 1994 : Athens, Greece)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17206498M
    ISBN 100951699342
    OCLC/WorldCa34190458

    This article presents gender statistics for the European Union (EU), a selection of indicators from fields such as education, labour market, earnings and health, which are particularly important for measuring differences in the situation of women and men (i.e. gender gaps).Gender statistics constitute an area that cuts across traditional fields of statistics to identify, produce and. There is clearly also a values-based case for gender equality: women are one-half of the world’s population and deserve equal access to health, education, economic participation and earning potential, and political decision-making power. Gender equality is .

      Family patterns in Europe have undergone extensive changes in the past half century. The early to mids marked the end of the “Golden Age of the Family” (Skolnick ; Sobotka ), with high marriage and birth rates at relatively young ages, few divorces, and a low prevalence of non-traditional family the late 20th century, fertility rates had declined well below the Cited by: In , the European Union opened the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) in Vilnius, Lithuania to promote gender equality and to fight sex discrimination. In the EU published the Gender Action Plan – Gender equality is part of the national curriculum in Great Britain and many other European countries.

    European Union Main Institutions. The Council of the European Union along with the European Parliament is the principal decision-making institutions in the EU. Gender Equality along with employment, social affairs and health issues is handled in the EPSCO which meets four times a year in formal session. The European Commission is the main administrative organ with a right of initiative in. 9. Gender equality in education must be part of an overall strategy for a more egalitarian and democratic society, considering that women of the past and present have contributed eminently to European culture and society and it is necessary to incorporate into education the knowledge the feminists have gathered on their contribution.


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