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Her research examines the political participation of women in Latin America, and in particular, institutional barriers to descriptive representation. The result is that women leave at higher rates, depleting the already short internal pipeline for promotion and forcing companies to look outside to find female candidates. If women remain at the bottom of the earning ladder progress in the decades ahead will be compromised. Create a path for women to land mid-level opportunities and, from there, move on to executive positions. The Journal of Federalism, among others.

Susan Franceschet is a professor of political science at the University of Calgary Canada. The choice should be obvious if nations want to grow and prosper. Her research focuses on women's representation in legislatures and cabinets, gender quotas, and gender and the executive branch. The Journal of Federalism. Her research focuses on gender representation, political institutions, local governments, and public administration with a geographic concentration in Latin America.

Companies need appropriate policies and procedures and then active involvement of management. Women are twice as likely as men to be unpaid workers. Latin America and the Caribbean faces a critical moment in terms of setting in place protection regimes and programs that help eliminate wage discrimination against women. She researches the presidency and gender with a regional focus on Latin America and received a Fulbright- Hays fellowship in to support dissertation research in Brazil and Chile. Her work has been supported by grants from the Fulbright- Hays program and the Russell Sage Foundation, among others.

The Journal of Federalism, as well as several edited volumes. She also has published several book chapters. Funk is a postdoctoral scholar at Arizona State University. Her research interests include gender and politics, particularly in Latin America. Schwindt- Bayer is a professor of political science at Rice University.

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This is important as it demonstrates the overwhelming importance of secondary and higher education for women wage earners. Her research centers on women's political representation, the feminist movement and the state in Uruguay and Latin America. Furthermore, the study suggests that policies that permit freedom to create and sustain labor unions, and the right to collective bargaining can benefit women workers.

Her research focuses on women's

But creating new laws, let alone enforcing them, will be something that each country needs to ensure higher growth rates. Her research focuses on women's representation, political institutions, and Latin America. All Latin American and Caribbean states ratified it. Her research focuses on women's representation, Latin American politics, and comparative political institutions. His research interests include candidate recruitment and political representation in a comparative perspective, with a particular focus on electoral gender quotas.

Societies must set out to become more inclusive and egalitarian in order to overcome. The researchers noted that women in Latin America are not alone in this situation.

It is noteworthy that in the United States, Afro American and Latino women are still earning less than white women, although overall there is still a pay gap between males and females of all ages. The report noted that women were especially relegated to jobs in the informal sector. Being in underpaying and menial jobs reflects certain trends, such as greater urbanization and fewer opportunities for girls and women to have access to education.