In the political arena women are making strides throughout America. Although women elected to positions of prominence do not always take pro-women positions, their presence makes a difference. The transnational company that works within government structures and agencies is in an ideal position to use its home country experience working with women managers, and executives to positively reinforce the role of women in government in those jurisdictions where the company has subsidiary operations. Although there are many ex... ... middle of paper ... ...vancement into executive and upper management positions. Women must continue to take a stand for their own independence and equality.
That included having childcare for working mothers. This prepared women to be more aggressive and be more demanding so society would accept them and so they could continue taking on these nontraditional roles after war (“Women in Society”). Working made women more demanding and they stood up themselves. It did take some convincing to have women join the workforce. The concept of working women was encouraged and advertised during the war because employment was necessary.
(The Guardian, 2018) The fashion and apparel manufacturing industry has the potential to liberate women employees and women in general. Investments in women’s education has the potential to boost a country’s competitiveness. Therefore large fashion brands are beginning to see that they should be employing and empowering more women. Companies are realizing that it is the ethical approach that allows for a diverse working environment that strengthens their economic performance due to women widening the leadership talent pool. Women tend to make better decisions in risky situations leading to businesses performing at a higher standard.
2.1 Grand Theory: Women entrepreneurship The role of women has evolved, people might think that women only capable in doing household task while now women are actually capable do a lot of thing. Most women experience gender barriers and as many as 42% of women choose to be entrepreneurs because they are frustrated with their previous work. More women than men in starting entrepreneurship and they are motivated to start a business because of their economic needs and want a better life (Beqo & Gehrels, 2014). The high barriers of women entrepreneurs in developing countries to enter formal company as employee make married women tend to start self-employed to prevent them becoming unemployeed while they still want to take care of their young
Instead of - and in some cases, in addition to - working to raise a family, young women in this generation are now out getting educated and becoming doctors, lawyers, engineers, and much more. Since women have entered the work force wholeheartedly, the demand for gender equality has become exceedingly reverberant. Since women have expanded their work ethic over the years, the desire to be treated equally with men has greatly increased; and, women are now striving for equal pay in the workplace ... ... middle of paper ... ...Lastly, even after taking notice of the forms of gender inequality practically hidden in plain sight and tackling stereotypes that make women seem incapable of achieving more than men, women and men need to also establish, promote, and enforce a set of principles in the workplace that protect against gender inequality. Employers can enact their own policies to apply consistently. Reviewing the fair employment practices and policies, updating policies pertaining to sexual harassment and discrimination based on sex in accordance with U.S.
While there has been change towards equal rights, there are still many things that oppress women. How can we change this as a society? “In recent decades, there has been a growing awareness of the need to increase gender equality throughout the world. Strategies to achieve this end have focused on empowering women in social, educational, economic, and political spheres and improving women’s access to education, nutrition, health care, and basic human rights (Mooney 338). As we reflect on Women’s History Month, it is important to realize that many courageous women (and a few men) have made vital changes for women in almost every aspect of life.
Today, we renew our commitment to end wage discrimination and celebrate the strength and vibrancy women add to our economy. ” The proclamation emphasized, "Nearly half of all working Americans are women,... ... middle of paper ... ...asized that women "Women feel they have to be aggressive to be promoted. "Then they keep it up when they should be collegial and collaborative as leaders." The article offers some reasons as to why women may react to each other in less than a collegial way, when it points out "Some women may sabotage one another because they feel helping their female coworkers could jeopardize their own careers." The article further offers additional reasons why women are not helpful to other women at work and why women are made targets by other women.
In today's world, it is usual for a female to go out and work to support her family including her spouse. The female population is increasing each day. Without a doubt, employers are looking into hiring more female as many of its target markets are also female. It is an approach that employers used to gather information through the diversities in its organization. For example, the female workers will have a higher knowledge of what colors of lipsticks other female wants and needs in the market over the male workers.
As the times change, so do the standards. Women previously have been looked at as homemakers, housewives, subordinates. In this new century, this has changed dramatically. Not only have women sought extensive amounts of education, they have sought means to expand and solidify their skills. Although women continue to face discrimination, the qualifications of the playing field have leveled out.
They have accomplished their goals and work wherever they want these days. But despite of their success in the feminist movements, it was all due to their personal struggle and hard work. The feminist movement has changed women’s status in the history of our society socially, politically, and economically. The changes made, influenced the society in positive and negative outcomes. Traditionally, women are stereotyped as being committed to only on doing household works but in our society today, they play significant roles not only at home but also in workplaces such as schools, offices, and businesses.