Women’s changing conditions in the post-Soviet Russia

Sobyanina, Olga
This thesis analyzes women’s status in the Russian Federation in the period after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Yeltsin’s reforms radically changed the quality of political, economical and social aspects of Russian life. Yeltsin’s period together with the policies of the subsequent governments proved to be mostly detrimental to womeńs status in the country. Women have become the ones who suffered most from the instability and lawlessness of the transition period. This study discusses increasing gender inequality and gender asymmetry in economy, politics and in social realms in post-Soviet Russia and examines the transformation of women’s role and status in this period.


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Citation Formats
O. Sobyanina, “Women’s changing conditions in the post-Soviet Russia,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2011.