Regional Monitoring Report Women in Transition (Russian version) Published: 1999 Regional Monitoring Report This Report investigates an important yet largely unexplored topic: the relationship between women's rights and welfare and the democratization and market-oriented transformation of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Through its Regional Monitoring Reports, UNICEF has been examining the ways in which the collapse of the communist governments has affected the lives of children. The Report asks: Did gender equality exist behind the egalitarian rhetoric of communism? How have women fared under the emerging market democracies? Is the actual and potential contribution of women to healthy change fully recognized and realized? + - Cite this publication | No. of pages: 172 | Thematic area: Countries in Transition | Tags: economic transition, women and society, women in development, women's employment, women's empowerment, women's participation | Publisher: ICDC × COPY BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION 1999 Women in Transition (Russian version). , pp. 172.