Gender Inequality In Labor Force

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Gender Inequality in Labor Force Through the history, almost in every country around the world men have tended to participate more in labor force than women. However, as decades passed, the female participation in labor force has been increased (Esteban Ortiz-Ospina and Sandra Tzvetkova, 2017). According to World Development Report 2012, female participation in labor force has increase from 50.2 to 51.8 during the period of 1980-2008.
World Bank, 2016 Despite of the fact that female participation in the labor force has increased, the challanges they confront in the workplaces have not been eliminated completely (Michael M. Kasumovic, Jeffrey H. Kuznekoff, 2015) One of those challanges women have been encountering in their lives is inequality in workplaces. Obviously, the human beings are assigned their roles from the beginning of birth by dressing boys with blue clothes while dressing girls with pink clothes. The society imposes certain roles on men and women based on generally accepted expectations (David Newman, 2009). Inluding workplaces, most areas of life has been gendered. In the various societies, different tasks are assigned to one gender which means the gendered division of labor. (Kimmel, 2011) “What will be you in the future?” – this question leads the segration in the works from the childhood (John Macionis, 2007). Teacher, doctor, nurse, hair maker and other more safe and secure jobs are considered for women, while dangerous and active jobs
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