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This article describes the results of a survey among prostitutes in capital city Riga in 1997.
The article contains a short reminder of legalising gender equality in Latvia: since 1919 in education and political rights, and during the 90-ties in parents’ rights and social security.
Exploration of the concept of ecofeminism and its links with fundamental differences between cyclical temporal mentality of women and linear masculine idea of time.
The article deals with development of gender relations, roles and identity resulting from post Soviet transition to free market economy and democracy.
A collection of historical data about Latvian women from ancient times, including some comparisons with men in previous periods.
The data show that attitudes and real behavior differ more with regards to domestic and unpaid work.
Biography of the first Latvian woman President. Born in Latvia, spent most of her life as a refugee in Germany, Morocco and Canada, made there an academic career as psychologist.