Precarious situation for women working in the field of culture

Precarious situation for women working in the field of culture

This fact sheet presents the latest UIS data on cultural employment available as of September 2017. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 8.5 seeks that “By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value”. To help monitor this target, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) produces data on cultural employment. This fact sheet offers a snapshot of the characteristics of persons employed in cultural jobs, with a particular focus on the profile of women.

 

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Fact Sheet No. 47

November 2017

UIS/FS/2017/CUL/47

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