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There are 3,418,059,380 women in the world (Geohive.com, 2015) and yet, women, in 2010, got paid a staggering 19% difference in wage on a universal standpoint (Economist, 2011). Such contributing factors as this (wage), has created an overwhelming notion of gender inequality leading to such things as segregation in the workforce across the globe. Ethos is universally known as the ethical appeal, convincing one of a person’s character (Courses.durhamtech.edu, 2015). The staggering numbers of economic contributions of women compared to men has however, highlighted that there are fewer women to men ratios in the workforce due to the where we live, maternal implications (pregnancies), upbringing and education. This is seen in the caricature …show more content…

Paragraphs will be ordered in terms of topic, rhetoric analysis, evidence, collaboration between results to embody my argument and to provide contributing factors and there effect on a universal standpoint to the ethos of women (religion, maternal implications, upbringing, geographic location). A contributing factor leading to gender inequality and segregation in the workforce is geographic location. This refers to the general identification and location of individuals and or data (Jones, 2015) and no matter where you are based in the world, there will always be gender inequality and segregation in the workforce. Pay gaps across such a place as the America, has seen a difference of 77% between men and women in pay. This means that women get roughly 77cents per dollar less than the average white man across the country (Casserly, 2015). Such pay gaps has seen poverty and injustice around the world resulting in such things as foster care for infants of which their parents can’t afford to raise, homelessness and raising numbers in the adult industry just to raise …show more content…

A journal published in 2013 by; Whitehouse, Hewitt, Martian & Baird, reiterate that on a universal standpoint, maternity leave is one that segregates the workforce, by gender, the most. In saying this, they argue that inequalities are unsurprising based on employee entitlements and that women are now being given less of a chance in the workforce based on the notion that they are not in the workplace enough. Maternity leave is characterised as employee leave upon the birth/adoption of a newborn child with the inclusion of unpaid/paid work leave. (Fairwork.gov.au, 2015). Maternity leave is the one thing that characterises the overall stature of women in the workforce. This is because it is the backdrop alluding to the basic human rights in the workplace, and yet, is the main cause of segregation in the workforce, highlighting gender

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