The article illustratesthe dilemma of women to get involved in working. The dilemmas are fromemployers’ toleration, encouragement from men especially spouses and differencein income. The author optimistic that women can also be the one who change theglobal economies by being a leaders, an entrepreneurs and even an innovators.
The first dilemma isfrom employers’ toleration. The employers need to give flexible workingarrangement for women so that they can balance their work and life. Forinstance, flexible days and suitable working schedule can be offer by employersespecially to women with children. This allow them to manage their life betteras a working parents.Besides that, the dilemmaof encouragement from men especially spouses. Usually, men would think thatwomen are passive and will only depend on men. This makes women looks weak todo anything by themselves.
The old view persist that women should take care of childrenand do household chores at home while men will work to support their family financially.The author furtherhighlights is difference in income between women and men. Nowadays, women’ssalary are less than men even though women are better educated. It became anorm in the corporate world that men are promoted based on their own capabilitywhile women are promoted based on their experience of working.We totally disagreewith the author that women need support to stay at work. This is becauseeverything that they do depends on women itself.
Women have the right to choosewhether to speak up to get involve in a career life or even to be timid and donothing. But they will lose everything if they keep being quiet with their owndesire. Therefore, when the dire to work arises, women should stop complainingand solve the issue themselves as all of it start with their own will. As a conclusion, womenneed to use their creativity to earn a living as they might lose their careerif they never speak up. It is not too late for women to break the stereotypesand create a new history to reach the peak of their career. Hence, women needto take the dilemma regarding employers’ support, difference in income and encouragementfrom men as challenges to move forward in order to change the world.