This joint project of the Center of Women's Studies and Policies and the National Social Security Institute with the support of the International Labour Organization office in Budapest was implemented in March-April 2007. In its framework was conducted the study Gender Dimension of the Pension Reform in Bulgaria.
The report analyses the four principle elements of the Bulgarian pension system - retirement age, pension rights for periods out of the work force for child care, changes in the public benefit formula and the benefit replacement rates. Inequalities of women and men are explored in all these aspects and main key findings have been summarized by the authors and presented to the press conference. More information about the key findings.
Full text of the report: Gender_dimension_of_pension_reform_in_Bulgaria.pdf (363.42 Kb)