Strategy_Equality_Women_Men_EN%20(4).pdf, page 14

European Parliament Press release, 2013, “Poverty has a Female face: economic crisis hits women hardest” 3/12/2013

Bettio, F.; Corsi, M.; Lyberaki, A.; Samek Lodovici, M.; Verashchagina, A. , 2012, “The Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Situation of Men and Women and on Gender Equality Policies

Karamessini M. and Rubery J., eds, Women and austerity: The economic crisis and the future of gender equality (New York: Routledge).

Greek Ombudsman, 2012, “Equal Treatment of Men and Women in Employment and Labour relations

Vosko L.F., MacDonald M., Campbell I., eds., Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment (London: Routledge and IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics)

Eurostat, 2010, “In-work poverty in the EU”, p. 24 

Council of the EU, 2014, “Council conclusions on Women and the economy: Economic independence from the perspective of part-time work and self-employment”. Council meeting Luxembourg, 19 June 2014…/IPOL_STU(2014)509984_EN.pdf pages 53-54

See Athanasiou A., 2012, The crisis as a “state of exception”: Criticisms and resistances (Athens: Savvalas).

An example can be found in the abolition of the Ministry of Gender in Spain after the beginning of the recession and the recent drastic reduction of the Organisational Chart of the Greek governmental body for gender equality.

See for example: Matsaganis M., 2012, ‘Social policy in hard times: the case of Greece’. Critical Social Policy, vol. 32 no. 3, pp: 406–421

EWL, 2012, ‘The price of austerity – the impact on women’s rights and gender equality in Europe’ (Brussels: European Women’s Lobby).

See for example, Leahy, A., Healy, S. and Murphy, M., 2013, ‘The impact of the European crisis: A study of the impact of the crisis and austerity on people with a special focus on Greece, Ireland,

Italy, Portugal and Spain (Brussels: Caritas Europa), prepared by Social Justice Ireland; Lethbridge, J., 2012, ‘Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Austerity on Women’ (Ferney-Voltaire: Public Services International (PSI); Stavropoulou, M. and Jones, N. , 2013, ‘Off the balance sheet: the impact of the economic crisis on girls and young women: A review of the evidence’ (London: Overseas Development Institute and Plan International); Theodoropoulou, S. and Watt, A., 2011, ‘Withdrawal symptoms: An assessment of the austerity packages in Europe’, Working paper 2011.02. (Brussels: European Trade Union Institute); Woestman, L., 2012,‘The Global Economic Crisis and Gender Relations: The Greek Case’ (Toronto: Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)

Gender CoP, 2014, “Structural Funds Regulations” in European Standard on Gender Mainstreaming in the ESF

See also the final report of the Gender CoP Working Group “Poverty and Social Exclusion” for a comprehensive analysis, data, indicators and resources in this issue (15.10.2014)

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