gender segregation

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1210

Definition

Gender segregation manifests itself in differences in patterns of representation of women and men in the labour market, public and political life, unpaid domestic work and caring, and in young women’s and men’s choice of education.

Source(s)

(1) European Commission – Expert Group of Gender and Employment (2002). Indicators on Gender Equality in the European Employment Strategy. European Work and Employment Research Centre, Manchester School of Management (UMIST). Available at: http://www.research.mbs.ac.uk/ewerc/Portals/0/docs/gendersocial/Indicato...(final).pdf; (2) European Commission (2014). A New Method to Understand Occupational Gender Segregation in European Labour Markets. Available at: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/files/documents/150119_segre...

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