Gender inequality of employed women caused to health complications

Samira Shahbazzadegan, Mozhgan Shahbazzadegan, Malihe Pishvaei
2018 Journal of Research & Health  
Dear Chief in Editor Gender equality means the enjoyment to rights, opportunities, and life chances has not been governed or limited by the gender. One of the issues highlighted in international human rights is the elimination of gender-based discrimination and the need for equality between men and women in the human society. Gender inequality comes from biological differences and social context [1]. Women need different treatment than men to prosperous the same rights. For example, in order to
more » ... benefit from the right to work, women may need help and support from families and the societyin taking care of the child or doing their homework as a traditional duty. Equity means pushing for a balance of power between men and women to create a truly justice society eventually [1] . Konigsbergstated that employed women, who are socially responsible, have the additional duty of housekeeping and childbirth. Men were unwilling share the burden of work in the home and thus employed women came home to a "second shift" of housework and childcare that increasing gender inequality [2]. These women have been suffered with a double burden which would endanger their health. women whose husbands were minimally involved in housework were 1.60 times more likely were under distress, 2.96 times more likely to be unpleasant with their husbands and 2.69 times more likely to be sad, compared to women whose husbands were highly involved in housework [3] . The responsibility of women has increased in family income provision but men's participation in family responsibilities has not increased, while the responsibility of the mother and the work
doi:10.29252/jrh.8.3.196 fatcat:evq5igyzdrfznfmqijpxhlzkqq