3. Gender in the transition region

Gender in the transition region

This chapter explores five gender-related priority areas using the data from the third wave of the Life in Transition Survey (LiTS) – education; labour market outcomes; female entrepreneurship; political participation; and general attitudes towards women in the transition region.

of men and women in Central Asia indicate that they have attempted to set up a business of their own.

More than
of women in Russia report that they are in charge of daily household spending.