On women quotas and other undeserved comforts


May 7, 2016, by Professor Gerhard Amendt [i], formerly Institute for Gender and Generational Research, Bremen University (IGG)

„The quota system is superficially portrayed as a debate about fairness. It is presumed that women are discriminated against by men. The evidence for this presumption of unequal treatment is women’s apparent underrepresentation in the labour market. The quota system is being advocated at a time of an increasing scarcity of qualified employees due to demographic shifts, and women are thus, and by all means, to be integrated into employment.“  (…)