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Lidingo 10.06.2009 Women's Entrepreneurship Case of Poland Women's Entrepreneurship Case of Poland Piotr Mikiewicz International Institute for Study of Culture and Education University of Lower Silesia Wroclaw, Poland
Factors stimulating womens self-employment Situation on the labor market Situation on the labor market - High unemployment rate among women -Glass ceiling factor - Gender driven income inequalities
Factors stimulating womens self-employment Cultural factors Cultural factors - Traditional role division within families Education Education - Women have higher level of education - Women are mainly educated in social sciences and humanities
Factors stimulating womens self-employment Institutional environment of family Institutional environment of family - Lack of nurseries (50% children 3-5 enrolled into kindergartens; only 18% in the rural areas!)
Factors stimulating womens self-employment Social factors Social factors - Low level of social capital: lack of trust and mutual cooperation - Nepotism in the public sphere - Informal character of social networks used by women – is this positive or negative factor?
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