female-headed households

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Definition

Household in which an adult female is the sole or main income producer and decision-maker. 

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Source(s)

International Labour Organization − ILO (2007). ABC of Women Workers’ Rights and Gender Equality. Available at: http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---dgreports/---gender/documents...

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1126