Gender and Employment in Bosnia and Herzegovina - A Country Study

The report examines the current economic situation in the country,the status of women in employment, and relevant legislation.

The report addresses the lack of jobs, issues of work-family balance, the impact that lower education among women has on their employability, women’s lack of assets to start their own enterprises, and the impact that the implementation of gender equality and labour laws have on their overall economic and social performance. It concludes with a short analysis of how traditional stereotypes are shaping the sex segregation of labour in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Recommendations are provided with specific attention to government institutions, trade unions and employers’ organizations.