Women in the Workforce: More to it than just numbers.
The questions of women in the workforce and how that affects society’s fabric have been posed since the early days of the feminist movement. The question of what is gained – or lost – as women assume a larger role in a country’s economic burden is not so much just about the […]
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The Loss of Womanhood
The first Olena is 30 years old and she “renders cleaning services”. “Please, don’t take picture of me working, better snap my place of work. Look there! I even don’t wanna know what’s happened” – she said to a journalist. Of course few people would like to see even such […]
The Future of Women CEOs in Australia
During a recent internship, I interviewed a female CEO for International Women’s Day. She said the glass ceiling in Australia has not shattered, but there are a few fractures in it. After talking with this inspiring woman, I began to give thought to how I will carve my career as […]
Economic imperatives and demographic shifts worldwide necessitate ever greater participation by women in the worldwide workforce. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, our bloggers share their views on this trend – what is gained, and what, if anything, is lost?
With stiff international and intergenerational competition for work, will the world be more or less stable in the years ahead? Explore the way our bloggers from around the world think about the future of work in their regions!