In this report, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies says that the labor market in France is becoming feminized. The participation rate of women has increased by 3.2 percentage points since 2005 to 67.6% in 2015. That of men stagnates but is still higher, at 75.5%. The report adds that women are more often employees (44.2%, compared with 12.9% for men), while men are more often workers (31.7%, compared to 8.4% for women). In general, women are actively engaged in another job). Underemployment mainly affects women (9.7%), youth (12.5%), workers and unskilled workers (15.6%).
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.