The situation of women on the labor market during the pandemic Cover Image

Sytuacja kobiet na rynku pracy w czasie pandemii
The situation of women on the labor market during the pandemic

Author(s): Ewa Krause
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education
Published by: Sieć Badawcza Łukasiewicz – Instytut Technologii Eksploatacji
Keywords: women; woman academic/scientist; labor market; COVID-19 pandemic;

Summary/Abstract: This article is an attempt to present the situation of women on the labor marketduring the COVID-19 pandemic. The study was performed with the desk research method.The existing data (world and national) concerning the issues related to the situation wasanalyzed. Professional activities of women and their presence in managerial positions werealso discussed in order to show gender inequalities existing regardless of the current crisis. Thescientific community and the situation of women academics /scientists were also referred to asconfirmation of the deterioration of the position of women in the Coronavirus era. The resultsof the study indicate that the crisis related to the COVID-19 pandemic is gender-specific andexposes the social inequalities which especially affect women. Due to the pandemic, the labormarket situation of women is precarious and even more difficult than before the Coronavirusoutbreak.

  • Issue Year: 112/2021
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 159-176
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Polish