'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
Actually if they are given a choice then they will like to go for a job as it gives them opportunity to grow as well as they get confidence and start thinking that they can survive individually.
Traditionally men did not like their wives to work outside in offices or factories. There were many reasons to think so. Male ego was also responsible for this attitude.
Now, situation is changing. Women are coming out in open. Some of them are even demanding sharing of household activities. Those who are courageous are leading the women's lib movements.
There are agencies cropping up in towns and cities which are offering day care for kids and even babies. So women have more opportunities to venture out.
Knowledge is power.
Also, read my article, where I have shared my personal experience in getting an education loan for my daughter's MBA programme at the University of Cambridge. You will be shocked at the response we received.
Problems faced in getting an education loan from an Indian private sector bank.
By God's grace, she beat all the odds and today earns a whopping salary that can repay the loan amount in six months.
"A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak." -Michael Garrett Marino
It has alrady been established that an encouraging and a conducive environment would offer the girl - child an oppurtunity to compete with the opposite sex and for such radical changes, there should be a major shift of our old notion which only encourages the male child for advancements. A shift in our attitude would be enough to accelerate the prospects of the female - child.
While accepting Juana's argument that we need a massive shift in how society sees women, I would like to add that there needs to be a shift in how a woman sees herself individually first. A family or society may have to compromise on certain issues for a peaceful co-existence but to what extent is a question that needs to be answered.
'It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it'. - Aristotle.