Women tend to work in industries that are less subject to job losses than men, which lead to much lower paying. In the recent recession, 6 million men lost their jobs, while only 2.7 million women loss theirs. • Men has twice the chance to sacrifice their time to work more than 50 hours per week than women. Average paid workweek for men is about 15 percent longer than it is for women. Men also more likely to work full time than women.
France Introduction France is one of the biggest economies in the world, standing 5th in terms of GDP(nominal) and 8th in terms of Purchasing Power Parity(PPP). It grew momentously after the post war period till the mid-70s, the period being referred to as ‘thirty years of glory’. After the oil crisis of the 70s, growth rates cooled down and unemployment rose significantly. This continued, at a more modest rate, into the 21st century. After the post war period, the structure of the economy changed as well.
Baidu Inc. ADR (NASDAQ: BIDU) Baidu is a market leader amongst the search engine providers of China. The sales of Baidu are $10,242.5 million, with a P/E of 19.8 and EPS growth rate for BIDU is 43.6%. Although it is a large company, it still maintaining a fast growth. Furthermore, it in aligns with the risk-reducing strategy by diversifying the stock. Usually, during the Chinese New Year which is the first quarter, is a weak quarter for all business in China.
1990.p.162). The disparity is so pronounced that it can be noticed that “… seven in ten of the elderly poor are women and over 82% of the unattached aged who are poor are females (162). Young, J describes “this phenomenon of the over representation of poor females … as “the feminization of poverty” (Young, J 1990.p.). “Contrary to popular belief, most of the poor are not on some forms of social assistance, but rather working at jobs which keep them below the poverty line …” (Young, J 1990.p.163). This essay focuses on the issues surrounding the so-called
Reduction of infant mortality in children of educated mother was through increased use of maternal and child health (MCH) services (Gokhale MK1, 2002). The literacy level of women in the reproductive age group (15–49 years) in India is just 55%. Illiteracy in mothers doubles the IMR. The rate of antenatal care and institutional delivery is higher in women who are educated (A Chatterjee, 2011). Perhaps the lower incidence of mortality rates in literate women results from a combination of the factors like better assertion of fertility choices, antenatal care, care of the new born and the accessibility to health
By having more equity than last year, their dividend yield has predictably increased. In 2013 the dividend yield per share was £44.4 million and this amount had increased annually from 2009 up until that point. In these turbulent times of economic disparity this multinational company is benefitting many. Who knew alcohol was such a popular product worldwide. Undeniably Diageo have excelled in recent times and this is evident through their basic earnings per share.
Discrimination due to Gender inequality-less opportunities for females Around 46.9 percent of world’s population is female (World Bank data, 2015) and Pakistan is among those countries which have almost half of its population belonging to the female gender. Sadly, according to The Nation it was reported in 2016 that female literacy rate is 45 percent against male literacy rate of 69 percent. Very few families of a modern city like Lahore send their daughters to schools. Even if they are sent to schools very few are allowed to attend colleges and the number is almost halved if looking in universities. Not only this, but once they enter universities they are looked down by men who are dominant in our society (Naseem, S.M.
The differences in parental configuration and the good grades of children in these households were less related than the socioeconomic status of single-parent families. Nevertheless, the difference is seen when fathers and mothers raise either boys or girls. Based on the Maynihan Report, Battle and Coates (2004) reveal that black families headed by women have a better chance of raising girls in a more responsible manner as compared to boys who might grow to be deviant in the adulthood. This is the reason why female children raised by mothers only tend to outperform those raised by single
Second, when women have kids their employers assume they will work less so they pay them less. Even when women show up to work often after they have kids, they still earn less money than before. As women age, the pay gap increases. According to statistics people within the ages of 55-64 have a 74% pay gap (Miller). Women also obtain sexually harassment at work and when they try to speak up about
The Kenyan economy at this time was depressed and therefore was not the appropriate time for a huge investment. Murphy, (1985) argues that mangers usually focus on growing the size of the company even if it is not compatible with the interests of shareholders, as in most cases their compensation and status are positively correlated with company size. These tendencies usually create conflicts of interest between managers, who tend to value expansion, and shareholders, who are orientated towards shareholder wealth maximization. If adequate internal funds are available, managers become motivated to undertake investments of uncertain profitability that may be rejected by the capital