By Anne Hoiberg (auth.), Anne Hoiberg (eds.)

From August four to eight, 1980, the technological know-how Committee of the North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) backed the symposium, "Women and the realm of Work," which used to be held on the inn Sintra Estoril within the coastal quarter south of Lisbon, Portugal. This symposium hatl been "in development" due to the fact 1977 while the assumption to organize an offer for a NATO­ subsidized symposium related to girls and the army used to be first prompt through Dr. Walter Wilkins, then medical Director of the Naval future health learn middle, San Diego, California. at the moment and through the former five years, expanding numbers of girls have been being recruited into army carrier not just within the usa but additionally in different NATO-allied international locations. Few learn tasks at the usage of ladies within the army have been pronounced within the clinical literature apart from paintings performed on the collage of Chicago and Naval overall healthiness examine middle. a number of investigators, even if, have been pointed out who had lately initiated study during this area-and who expressed curiosity in partaking within the proposed symposium. a number of months after filing the idea, Dr. B. A. Bayraktar, Director of the medical Affairs department spoke back that the contributors of the technological know-how Committee steered the deletion of these segments of the tentative application which pertained to girls and the army. the explanation given for this prompt swap was once that the subject selected used to be just like the subject matter of different contemporary overseas conferences.

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It enriches the quality of life, adds to what the world already has, and brings about a new interdependence among human beings. It brings about freedom in relation to institutions along with a mobility of mind and body for the individual. This attitude of activity as work means that an individual does not necessarily have to go up the ladder-one simply does not care about the ladder. Although a person may get to the top; then again he or she may fall. Rather one moves horizontally because it is healthier to move that way, which would eliminate notions of promotion and the importance of status.

Conditions of Employment: Rank, Salary, and Work Functions Academic, industrial, and government employment all exhibit similar patterns for each sex, but markedly different ones for the two sexes. S. S. Government Other employers Emplo~_ment 26,400 I 22 56 9 13 I I I SOURCE: National Academy of Sciences (1980a), Women Scientists in Industry and Government. : Committee on the Education and Employment of Women in Science and Engineering, Commission on Human Resources. lEarned doctorate 1 to 2 years prior to employment survey.

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