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Poverty, Your Name is Woman

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Publication date: 
December 2016

The feminization of poverty has been long invisible, since analyses of poverty and social exclusion have not taken gender into account. The difficulty of access to education, to land and to credit together with greater in security and vulnerability in the labour market have contributed to female impoverishment, with the result that 'poverty has a woman's face'. This state of affairs needs to become more visible with gender understood as a risk factor when it comes to undergoing poverty.

Author

Head of the Social Area and CJ's blog editor. PhD in Audiovisual Communication and Advertising at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is a specialist in educommunication, peace journalism and feminist studies and a member of various organizations and associations linked to the culture of peace and the defense of women's rights.

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