The situation of women on EU islands

15-05-2009

This study aims to provide an analysis of the situation of women living on EU islands focusing on the situation of women in fifteen island regions belonging to six member States (Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Portugal and Finland) and on three specific areas: the access to employment, education and healthcare. The objective of the study is to identify whether the situation of women living on islands is more difficult than that of women living on the mainland or than that of men living on islands.

This study aims to provide an analysis of the situation of women living on EU islands focusing on the situation of women in fifteen island regions belonging to six member States (Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Portugal and Finland) and on three specific areas: the access to employment, education and healthcare. The objective of the study is to identify whether the situation of women living on islands is more difficult than that of women living on the mainland or than that of men living on islands.

Awtur estern

Terry Ward (team director), Nicole Fondeville-Gaoui (coordinator), Nirina Rabemiafara and Fadila Sanoussi ; Maria Stratigaki (comments)