The Pros And Cons Of Gender Inequality

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Woman all over the world are working hard to reach the top, but they are stopped by gender inequality. In 2010 on average, according to harvard “women only made 77 cents to every dollar a man earned” Women are thought of as household wives, cooking, taking care of children, shopping. While the man make sure there is a fixed income every month. This means women have to spend more time “working” outside of their profession, this is disadvantageous. So what is happening on terms of gender inequality in jobs in different counties.

So why are women being discriminated in the labour force, it is for a number of reasons first of all they mostly leave for maternity leave to care for their newborn, normally in their time-off they are still getting paid. following up on that, women with a child are not always concentrated on work as they mostly care for the children, the cooking, shopping. This decrease working hours. For some jobs like mining and construction work, they find women to weak. For occupations where a real leader is needed, around 15% of the companies will quicker hirer a man.

According to public information collected by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) “the global gender pay gap ranges from 3 percent to 51 percent with a global average of 17 percent (ITUC 2009).”

In the US it is a rising line, in 1979 women earned around half of what men earned. In 2010 women earned 81 % on average of what men earned. it is a fact that younger women are now

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