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African Women Worst Affected by Global Economic Crisis

May 10, 2009 by and tagged , , , ,

Shocking and surprising, I know (via Carlos Serra). The following is an interview with Mwila Chigaga, the regional senior gender specialist at the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) African headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

And it is hard to avoid the correlation with this:

The patriarchy continuum is global in scale, diverse in its manifestations but consistent in its reaction to external events (such as economic recessions).

Posted in Economy, Gender, Mass Violence, Patriarchy, Sexism | 2 Comments »



2 Responses to “African Women Worst Affected by Global Economic Crisis”

  1.   dmayeda Says:

    This article seemed to fit in with the theme here.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/kim-sengupta-protect-women-a-new-mission-for-america-1684029.html

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    •   SocProf Says:

      Oh yes, I read this after I posted this one. Gosh, I could devote the entire blog about these kinds of things and I would never run out of material. :-(

      Reply

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