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This week on the Daily Beat, in honor of Women’s History Month, we will be looking at global feminization and gender equality in the workforce.
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Today: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – This week’s podcast covers an event at The New School which gave a one-day workshop on gendered labor market segregation in developing countries. This is part of a joint research project between the New School for Social Research and the University of Gottingen.
Today, Mary Borrowman, an economist at The New School for Social Research, explains her research on gendered sectorial and occupational segregation in developing countries. There’s a growing persistence in the barriers to equality for women in the workplace gaining jobs of lower social value in comparison to men. Side by side, Borrowman explains, we are living in an economic system as well as a gender stratified system.
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