Women in Uk and Women in the Rest of the Word

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Compare and contrast The working lives of women in the UK with the working lives of women in the rest of the world

During the last three decades the working lives of women have changed .In general the large number of women who join the paid labour force worldwide increase due to the globalization. However, the women working lives in every countries is different from other countries. For example, there are a significant number of differences such as , lack access to education, legal protection rolls and opportunities for promotions Also number of similarities such as part-time working, lack of power and rising the number of female employees between the working lives of women in the UK and the working lives of women in the rest the world . There are a number of differences between the working lives of women in the UK and the women in the rest of the world. First, according to Maitland (1999), due to the lack access to education and training for many women the world ,the women can not participate in formal sector. Whereas, women in the UK have a better opportunity to have a high quality of training also having a better chance to be a educated people. Second, due to the economical decline and social condition throughout the world many women obliged to take any kind of job which might be insecure with little protection from health and safety. However, women who work in the UK due to the UK-legal protection for women, they might be safer than other women in the rest of the world. Third, a large number of the economically-active women around the world work in informal sector where is not the opportunity of promotion for them ,whereas, female employees in UK mostly participate in formal sector also they cons tute 40 percent of the current workforce and 22 percent of managers.

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