Essay-Working women have more challenges than working men SSC CGL Tier 3 I SSC CHSL Tier 2
There was a time during the Vedic period when women were treated as equals to men. They had more rights and liberties then than they have today. In the Vedic period, women were an as important part of the society as men, but with time they lost their importance due to building up of a patriarchal society.
Because of that, women were just confined to household chores. The male dominance completely crushed their freedom but due to the feminist movements all around the globe, women are getting more empowered and rightfully getting back their place as equals of men. One outcome of such movements was that women got the opportunity to work outside their houses.
Unfortunately, the woes of women did not end with just that. Even though they now have the opportunity to work, there are several challenges they have to face. They experience discrimination right from the recruitment, where precedence is given to men. Even after getting recruited, they have to face discrimination at work. To make matters worse, there are other issues like sexual harassment, safety…