Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible, more stressful
Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible, more stressful, and offer fewer promotion opportunities than men's, a large international study has found. Researchers say that the results disprove the theory that women have voluntarily traded less high-powered jobs in order to have more flexibility for their responsibilities at home. The research "does not support the claim that women enjoy a more relaxed and convenient work environment to compensate for their lack of achievement," the authors conclude.
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