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Role of Women in Society

Role of Women in Society

Assistant Editor

28 Nov, 2018

The majority of jobs today arereserved for men but that should not mean that women cannot make their career.Men are nowadays entering the jobs which are considered for women like nursingand women, therefore, have been allowed to enter into job vacancies that areleft by men. Many television shows like ‘Sex and the city’ and ‘Hidden figures’have portrayed successful women's career stories.

Various changes have been seenand impacted the role of women in society. Now, women have gained a lot ofground in politics, the workforce, social welfare, etc. They are even morepowerful within their households. From a time when women were not able to voicetheir opinions to the modern time when women started ruining presidentialcampaigns, the lifestyle of a woman has undergone a drastic transformation. Themodern society and workforce are filled with powerful women who play theirleadership roles in offices in a very impactful and efficient manner.

Women are in powerful

positionsin various large-scale companies. Working outside doesn’t mean women do not dohousehold chores. Women do two full-time jobs - the one at the workplace andthe one at home. Women nowadays are becoming keepers of the home, planners offamily events, errand runners, and bill payers. According to statistics. Here is the list of roles of a woman Women are the prime caretakersof families around the world. As per international study when the economicaland political organization of a society changes, women come to the forefrontand help the family to adjust to new challenges. Women are likely to be theprime initiator of outside assistance, and they play an important role infacilitating changes in family life.

Role of Women as Educators

It has been seen that only themother in the family most often urges her children to attend and stay in theschool. Thus the role of women is at the front end of the improvements thatlead the family and community to its long-term capacity.

Role of Women in the Workforce

The theme for InternationalWomen’s Day was “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change,” this wasselected to identify the innovative ways of advancing gender equality and theempowerment of women; this accelerates the 2030 Agenda, of the new U.N.Sustainable Development Goals. Although, women’s opportunities still lag behindmen; but, the historic and current role of women is beyond doubt.

Role of Women as Global Volunteers

Global Volunteers’ communitydevelopment work worldwide strengthens women’s and children’s capacity, health,and development. With the direction of local leaders, volunteers help to ensureacademic accessibility, parental involvement, psycho-social support, nutrition,and health education, funding scholarships, construct schools, tutor literacy,and numeracy, and more. Throughouthistory, the role of women in society hasensured the stability and long-term development of nations. Worldwide, womencomprise 43 percent of the world’s agricultural labor– and 70 percent in somecountries.

By: Preeti Narula