Women in the Green Economy


Petrović, Nevena. 2016. "Women in the Green Economy." Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education. no. 1-2: 97-110.

Author: Nevena Petrović


Women all over the world are engaged in different activities from providing basic necessities for their families to running businesses and countries. However, their contribution to societies and economic growth is unrecognized and undervalued. The green economy presents new opportunities for women but there is a possibility that they will be deprived from the potential benefits arising from the green economy especially in developing countries, unless the governments act and initiate structural reforms which will reduce gender inequality in labor markets.

Keywords: women, green economy, sustainable development, gender inequality

Topics: Economies, Ecological Economics, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Livelihoods

Year: 2016

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