Women in Latvia
Women in Latvia: some significant historical data and figures
Article | Latvia
English title: Women in Latvia: some significant historical data and figures
Source: Fragments of Reality : Insights on Women in a Changing Society
Keyword(s): sorcery | share of literate persons | female students | women in science and culture | working load of women | public activities of women
Languages(s): Latvian – English
Manifest: Women in Latvia
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Chapter from the book “Sievietes ceļā,” edited by Ilze Trapenciere and Sandra Kalnina, published by WAGA publishers, Riga.
Since Nazi and Soviet occupations (1940–1990) this is the first collection of historical data about Latvian women from ancient times, including some comparisons with men in previous periods and with the situation in Nordic and neighbouring countries in recent years.