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ID-10051745Since time immemorial, a woman’s socio-political status in society has been pre-determined by widely-practiced patriarchal hegemony that neither knows boundaries nor geography. Historically stemming from agrarian societies where men performed ‘hard labor’ outside the home, and their ‘softer’ counterparts were the women homemakers and caregivers. Patriarchy, however, remains deeply entrenched in the social fibers of even modern day society. As a consequence, it has given rise to rigid labor division, thereby determining gender roles and mapping out social hierarchies. But that said, the critical role of women’s participation in the economic activity of a country is now being realized more than ever in a bid to optimize sustainable economic development as well as promote gender diversity for a tangibly positive impact on growth. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE

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