Unequal employment opportunities for women
Other Names: Insufficient female employment
Limited female vocations
Nature: Most countries throughout the world do not offer equal employment opportunities for women; this limitation seems to stem from traditional ideas about women's capabilities.
Incidence: While women in developed as well as developing countries find few points of access to the traditionally male sectors of the economy, the increasing number of American women in managerial and executive positions is a hopeful precedent.
Problem Type: D: Detailed problems
Date of last update 23.05.1998 – 00:00 CEST