For millennia, women around the world have shouldered the responsibility of caring for their families. But in recent decades, women have emerged as a major part of the global work force, balancing careers and family life. How did this change happen? And how are societies in developing countries responding and...
Old women face a unique set of obstacles in their
quest for empowerment. In this study the concept of
empowerment is explored by politicizing issues of personal
safety. The most significant factors that impede an old
woman's sense of safety and control include oppression,
primarily ageism and sexism, along with...