Women in the Labour Market

Two Decades of Change and Continuity

Court G | Report 294 | Institute for Employment Studies | Sep 1995

This report summarises the main trends and issues in women's employment in the two decades up to 1995.

It provides information on economic activity, full-time and part-time work, industrial and occupational change, pay and women's educational attainment.

This is followed by a discussion on the extent to which women remained at a disadvantage in the labour market. This highlights key areas in which progress had been made and evidence of continued discrimination on the basis of gender.

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