21 Dec Status of women has worsened: They work like men and get paid like women!
Statistical data and analysis point out that the status of women worsened during transition process. Serbian women are hardworking but have difficulties to find job. Only in small percentage are they in leadership positions.
According to the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia, only 5% of women are presidents of Municipalities, 29% are councilors and only 15.9% are managers of householdings.
– The current of bad status of women has been increasing since the 90’s and it should be stopped – says Olivera Popovic, vice-president of the Association of Business Women in Serbia. – The status of women was much better when the economy was centralized, and it has been deteriorating drastically from the beginning of transition and shift to market economy.
Source: Večernje Novosti
Author: B. Caranović