Gender Equality in Malta : a Southern European Perspective
Article | Malta
English title: Gender Equality in Malta : a Southern European Perspective
Source: Scottish Affairs
Keyword(s): Malta | Southern Europe | Church | EU | welfare | familialism | female activity | Malta Labour Party | Nationalist Party | Women’s Groups
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Written by one of the most prominent academics and educators in Malta. Prof Darmanin, who is also a leading feminist thinker, has published extensively in the area of gender and education, labour market and policy making. The paper gives a comprehensive review of gender equality measures in Malta including a discussion on how important past events impacted on present policies
within the strong influence of the Catholic Church which tends to promote and reinforces traditional role assignments.