In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(work) desempeñado generalmente por una mujer(worker) que realiza un trabajo desempeñado generalmente por mujeres
- Almost half the crowd was made up of overweight women in pairs, trios, or quartets, most wearing clothing and makeup that identified them as pink-collar workers.
- At the start of the 1980s, the pink-collar segment of the industry represented 39 percent of the temporary workforce, with white-collar placements accounting for an additional 26 percent.
- Every packed lunch is one day fewer spent slaving in the pink-collar ghetto.
- Temporary employment in pink-collar occupations grew by 151 percent between 1992 and 1997, a period in which the growth rate for temp employment as a whole was 110 percent.
- The blue-collar sector posted a 173-percent increase in employment from 1992 to 1997, stronger than the growth in the pink-collar temping.
- I believe that most feminist policies harm the very women they should be protecting - that is, the pink-collar worker.
- In addition, poor wages not only offset women's increased access to the job market, but occupational segregation, as a result of women's access, helped to lower the status of certain jobs and create pink-collar ghettos.
- Over the years, women have tried everything to succeed in business: fitting in; biding their time in order to rise in an organization; taking shelter in pink-collar ghettos.
- Freeman explored the interconnected ‘dialectics of globalization/localization, production/consumption, and gender/class’ through the everyday lives of pink-collar informatics operators in Barbados.
- Secretarial or low-level administrative jobs are so overwhelmingly female that they have been termed pink-collar jobs.
- Banished from sales, she too was mired in a pink-collar ghetto and often refused basic necessities like restrooms.
- Sexual harassment is still endemic and the pink-collar ghetto is still prevalent.
- Most tend to be nurses, teachers or hold clerical and other pink-collar jobs, while many are stressed to the hilt by family and work demands.
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