Women workers in multinational enterprises in developing countries
Information from 30 developing countries is analyzed to provide examples of women workers employed by multinational enterprises operating in the agricultural sector, agribusiness, manufacturing and service sectors. Examines women's age, marital status, skills, occupations, hours of work, wages, and job satisfaction. Comments on related labour legislation and on social implications for the standard of living and family life. Bibliography.
Does work in multinational enterprises give women in developing countries an opportunity to free themselves from the restrictions of existing social structures? Information from 30 developing countries is analysed to provide examples of the situation of women workers in multinational enterprises in the Third World today with respect to wages, hours and conditions of work, fringe benefis, labour relations and quality of life. This report has been prepared jointly by the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations and the Bureau of Multinational Enterprises of the International Labour Office.