Tuesday, 24 July 2012

What's Preventing Women From Having a Career and Family?

via Big Think by Orion Jones
Article written by guest writer Rin Mitchell

Women all over the world are faced with the decision on whether to pursue a career or have a family. It is believed that it is the societal and economical issues that make it hard for women to do both at the same time – and not because women can’t handle it.

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Hazel’s comment: 
And the answer is? 
I actually don’t know what the answer is, I do, however, know that trying to shoehorn girls into traditionally male-dominated areas does not work?
Provide girls with the opportunity to be mechanics, engineers and scientists etc of course just as you present boys with the opportunity to be care workers and primary school teachers.
The older I get the more I realise that nature is a powerful force over nurture.

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