female disadvantage

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workplace
Men with children are more likely to work than those without- the opposite is true for women. Social Trends, ONS, 2013 Vertical segregation- In 2007, 66% of secondary school teachers were women but only 30% of Heads were women Chapman, 2009
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wealth
Cuts to state benefits disproportionately affect women as benefits typically make up 1/5 of women’s incomes, as opposed to 1/10 of men’s UK Feminista 22% of women, compared with 14% of men have persistent low income Oxfam 2008
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workplace
According to a survey of more than 10,000 adults, 1 in 4 women will be living below the poverty line when they retire compared with 12% of men. Prudential 2011 Women make up half the population, yet represent 70% of the world’s poor. Global Citizen 2
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social mobility
Women are still less likely to be upwardly mobile and more likely to be downwardly mobile than men. Li and Devine 2011 Savage, 2011 studied social mobility in the 2000s and found that men were 40% more likely to climb the career ladder than women
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education
Colley (1998) gendered choices in subjects, especially at further and higher education levels may be partly responsible for causing horizontal segregation in types of jobs that men and women go into. Mirza (1992)The careers service and some teachers
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Cuts to state benefits disproportionately affect women as benefits typically make up 1/5 of women’s incomes, as opposed to 1/10 of men’s UK Feminista 22% of women, compared with 14% of men have persistent low income Oxfam 2008

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According to a survey of more than 10,000 adults, 1 in 4 women will be living below the poverty line when they retire compared with 12% of men. Prudential 2011 Women make up half the population, yet represent 70% of the world’s poor. Global Citizen 2

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Women are still less likely to be upwardly mobile and more likely to be downwardly mobile than men. Li and Devine 2011 Savage, 2011 studied social mobility in the 2000s and found that men were 40% more likely to climb the career ladder than women

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Colley (1998) gendered choices in subjects, especially at further and higher education levels may be partly responsible for causing horizontal segregation in types of jobs that men and women go into. Mirza (1992)The careers service and some teachers

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