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Forthcoming launch of “Older women workers’ and pensions; vulnerabilities, perspectives and strategies” report

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The  launch of a cross-border research report entitled “Older women workers’ and pensions; vulnerabilities, perspectives and strategies”on the 24th February at the National University of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin. The report is written by Dr Aine Ni Leime and Aoife Callan of the ICSG with Dr. Nata Duvvury of the Global Women’s Studies Centre, NUI Galway in collaboration with Dr. Linda Price and Mr. Mark Simpson of Queens’ University Belfast.  This topical piece of  research, based on focus groups and interviews with 59 women, explores how the typical work-life  histories of women in both jurisdictions often  them economically vulnerable in terms of pension provision. It looks at their awareness of pensions and their strategies for pension provision.  The report will be launched by Inez McCormack and will include a presentation of findings and a panel discussion.