Report finds economic depression will disproportionately affect women

A new report by Close the Gap found that rising unemployment in Scotland will have a disproportionate impact on women. The report finds ‘occupational segregation’, where women tend to do specific jobs which are generally lower-paid, will be a key factor driving a larger fall in employment among women than men. (The National)

A new report by Close the Gap found that rising unemployment in Scotland will have a disproportionate impact on women. The report finds ‘occupational segregation’, where women tend to do specific jobs which are generally lower-paid, will be a key factor driving a larger fall in employment among women than men. (The National)