Jan 17, 2012

Mexico Economy: Even Educated Young Women Face Poor, Jobless Future

IPS ipsnews.net: "The year 2012 started off with little promise for workers in Mexico, with analysts projecting job losses and wages below subsistence levels. Work prospects are even bleaker for young women, whose chances of finding a job are no better with a high school diploma or university degree.

Carmen Ponce, an economist specialising in gender issues, says 2012 will be a "very challenging" year for Mexico in terms of job creation, as Chinese goods begin flooding the country as a result of the implementation of a trade agreement that opens the door to imports from that country. Ponce forecasts that some 100,000 jobs will be lost this year." read more

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