Year:2021   Volume: 3   Issue: 1   Area: Political science

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Prof. Dr. Assia CHERIF & Dr. Mehdi HATTAB

THE STATUS OF GENDER AND ITS ECONOMIC PARTICIPATION CONSIDERING THE RESULTS OF THE 2016 ALGERIAN NATIONAL SURVEY ON EMPLOYMENT

This analytical descriptive paper aims to highlight the position of gender and its economic participation considering the results of the Algerian National Survey of Employment for the year of 2016. In parallel with a great international interest in women's issues through various international conferences and their decisions that aim to empower women without restrictions in various fields on all levels and in parallel with gender equality. Algeria is among the countries that make efforts to empower women and despite that women still suffering from marginalization which is manifested in their participation and their indicators in the labor market. Workers are divided by 17.63% women and 82.36% men, meaning men represent four times the women. Female workers prefer the public sector, 75% of them are in the trade and services sector. The average age of the first job in the male category was 19.97 years and 24.89 in the Female category. This paper also examines the most important obstacles facing women´s empowerment and recommends reducing gender differences in all forms and gives several suggestions of contribution.

Keywords: Sustainable Development, Women, Empowerment, Employment Market, Gender.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.1-3.20


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