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Latvia – society of equals. Latvian women – universal soldiers, making carreer, is good looking, intelligent and takes care of home and family. From one side – seems good, from the other – they tend to f orget that they are that weak gender, needing care and support.

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Latvia society of equals

Latvia – society of equals


The strong latvian women

  • Latvian women – universal soldiers, making carreer, is good looking, intelligent and takes care of home and family. From one side – seems good, from the other – they tend to forget that they are that weak gender, needing care and support.

  • Consequently, the traditional family model is being destructed, due to the unclairity of the male and female roles.

The strong latvian women


Historical explanation

The situation can be exlpained by the ongoing wars in the 20th century, like World War 2, when women was the head of the family,while their husbands took part in war. After wich, Latvia still was under preassureof the Soviet Union‘till 1991. In the SovietUnion there were no difference between genders – everybody wasjust workers!

Historical explanation


Vaira v e freiberga

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga


Vaira v e freiberga1

  • was the sixth President of Latviaand our first female President. As the president of our little Latvia from 1999 till 2007, she was instrumental in achieving membership in the European Union and NATO for our country. She is active in the international politics, was named Special Envoy to the Secretary General on United Nations reform and was official candidate for UN Secretary General in 2006.

VairaVīķe-Freiberga


Statistics

  • Women usually live longer than men. Avarage age - women 76, men 64

  • Until 50 years there are more single women than men

  • More than 20% of latvian families – single mothers

  • Women in Latvia are more educated than men. Only third part of men have higher education

Statistics


Statistics1

  • More and more men are taking child care vacations

  • Number of women teacher and men teacher is almost the same

  • Number of women in bussines equals the number of bussinesmen.

  • The same applies for doctors

  • Latviais in the 15th place in the world in the genderequality

Statistics


Breaking the stereotypes

Breaking the stereotypes


Sex tourism

  • Latvia is a common destination for many sex tourists, in fact, both genders

  • The prostitution in Latvia is illegal, but many brothels are being covered by massage salons

  • Mainly it is women personal choise, in order to get easy money.

Sex tourism


Latvia society of equals

In general, the onlyproblemsthatmayariseconcerninggenderdiscrimination in Latvia, maycome from the conseratism of certainindividuals.


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