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Is the situation of women in Asia improving or deteriorating?
|Title:||Is the situation of women in Asia improving or deteriorating?|
|Authors:||Mason, Karen Oppenheim|
|LC Subject Headings:||Women - Asia|
|Publisher:||Honolulu: East-West Center|
|Series:||Asia-Pacific population research reports ; no. 6|
|Abstract:||Using several indicators of status, this report assesses Asian women's situation, especially in relation to men, in a variety of economic and cultural settings. Where possible, it describes changes in their situation during the last three to four decades and notes tendencies toward improvement or degradation according to a society's development level. The evidence reviewed indicates that despite economic development, a society's social and cultural traditions can have an enduring impact on women's lives. Nevertheless, in most part of Asia, women today appear to be better off than their counterparts of 20-30 years ago. |
The corresponding Asia-Pacific Population Research Abstract is available as a PDF file.
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