horizontal segregation

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Definition

Concentration of women and men in different sectors and occupations.

See also: vertical segregation

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Source(s)

(1) European Commission (1998). 100 Words for Equality: A Glossary of Terms on Equality between Women and Men; (2) Bettio, F., and Verashchagina, A. (2009). Gender Segregation in the Labour Market: Root Causes, Implications and Policy Responses in the EU.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1247