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But whenever tourism does rebound, Taddeo, who cuts a confident figure, will brace for the job interview questions. What languages do you speak?
Do you intend to have children? Worldwide, working women have paid a painfully high price during the pandemic as many quit jobs to care for children when schools closed or saw employment evaporate in hard-hit retail and hospitality businesses.
But Italian women went into the COVID crisis already struggling for decades to expand their presence in the workforce. Affordable day-care is chronically scarce, both public and private. Ofjobs lost in in Italy, where the pandemic first erupted in the West,were held by women, many of whom had been working as waitresses, store clerks, nannies and caretakers for the elderly.
That has some worried that EU funding could widen the gender gap. Daniela Magnanti, 42, says the push for tech and engineering jobs for women comes too late for her.
She wrote computer code for years until her employer went bust. In a phone interview from her home in a Rome suburb, Magnanti recounted how, when she tried to get back to work after the birth of her second daughter, parenthood hurt her prospects. And it was always a male recruiter who called. But even after Italian women armed themselves with college degrees and skills they remained behind in the workforce.
Draghi seems to be getting the message. Meanwhile, Italian cultural attitudes toward working women seem stuck in a time warp for Carmen Basso, One of her daughters is a lawyer and the other a psychologist. Among those suffering economically from the pandemic is Anita Galafate, who started a wedding planner business 15 years ago, when she was 23 and newly married.
Before her 3-year-old twin sons were born, she handled 25 weddings a year, then cut back to During the pandemic she received two bookings.
One of hundreds of thousands of women in Italy who lost jobs in the pandemic, Taddeo has a masters degree in tourism, speaks fluent English and Spanish and some Arabic, too. Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. The Associated Press. All rights reserved.Around the italian women
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