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Women’s employment and current discriminations

Previous statements can be useful to understand women’s situation on the labour
market. Since the beginning of mankind, division of labour was established: men go
hunting while women collect fruits. Afterward, men had been supposed to bring money
home, occupying the public sphere, and women had to look after the kids and the
household, confined in the private sphere. The patriarchal family system, specially
referring to inheritance, forced women outside formal economy. This way of organizing our society affects negatively on women; and even though women have been emancipated at different levels in most occidental societies, this still affects them.

Publication: Covalence Analyst Paper | Country: Global | Company: Wal-Mart, BP, Bayer, Alcoa, Ford, Dell, Intel, SABMiller| Source: Covalence

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