This study conducted a content analysis of Bulgarian television advertisements in to examine the prevailing portrayals of gender in the media environment of the postcommunist, consumer-based Bulgarian society. The study addressed the research questions of how gender was depicted in Bulgarian advertising and what possible social implications these gender portrayals can be for explaining gender relations in postcommunist societies. In examining a sample of ads, the study found that content was highly stereotyped, portraying women in depending roles and in sexually suggestive appearance, similar to results from other European studies. Observations are made about the differences between the current study and previous sex roles studies, recognizing the specific cultural environment in Bulgaria. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution. Rent this article via DeepDyve.
11 reasons you should never date a Bulgarian woman
Everything you always wanted to know about sex and Bulgarians, but…oh, never mind | The Sofia Globe
If you have a Bulgarian wife or girlfriend preferably not both, for the sake of morality and the work ethic what you may read below may induce a feeling of nervousness. Because it turns out that Bulgarian women prefer good quality sex to fidelity. Or so says a poll released in Sofia on December 13 If you are still feeling confident, for reasons which must remain between us, please read on. Bulgarian women, according to Roumen Bostandzhiev, in attendance at a news conference to interpret the findings of the poll, prefer quality to loyalty. Bulgarian men, according to the poll, prefer fidelity to good sex.
Crime gangs make billions from Bulgaria sex slaves
Objective: The psychoemotional and sexual status of Bulgarian urban postmenopausal women 10 years after the beginning of the period of extensive political, social, economic and cultural transitions was studied. Subjects and methods: Three hundred and thirty-two postmenopausal women A campaign for free-of-charge bone density measurement was announced and the examined subjects filled in an individual anonymous questionnaire. SPSS for Windows version 8.
Prostitution in Bulgaria is itself legal,  but organised prostitution brothels , prostitution rings, or other forms of procuring is prohibited. The sex trade is a major source of income for Bulgarian criminals. UNAIDS estimates there are 10, prostitutes in the country,  and in there were 20, Bulgarian prostitutes working abroad and this was a source of foreign exchange earnings for Bulgaria. Article of the Criminal Code prohibits procuring and keeping premises used for prostitution: . Vagrancy and public order laws are used against prostitutes soliciting.