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Latvian women 'dealing with capitalism better' than men

As Latvia prepares to celebrate 20 years of independence, it seems the country's females are dealing with the highs and lows of capitalism better than its men.

Women in the region are better educated and have lower rates of suicide, depression and alcoholism than their male counterparts.

However, this also makes it harder for women to find a suitable partner.

Damien McGuinness reports.

  • 20 Dec 2010
  • From the section Europe
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