The Emancipation Monitor describes the position of women as compared to men in the areas of education, employment, income, work and care, crime victim rates and safety, and health. It also measures women's emancipation in the Netherlands against the European yardstick.
Spoken summary of about 6 minutes.
00:00 – history of women’s emancipation
01:19 – female labour participation
02:26 – working part-time
03:03 – having children as the tipping point
04:19 – economic independence
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