Gender discrimination, glass ceiling and other obstacles faced by women in society

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Gender Discrimination, Glass Ceiling, Gender Inequality, Gender Wage Gap


Glass ceiling refers to the barriers that women face in advancing up the hierarchy at their organizations. It encompasses the hardships and hurdles that women face when they try to ascend the professional ladder to reach the top levels within their professional horizons. The repercussions (for women) resulting from its existence are quite evident; yet they are not talked about much. Women in Germany, Turkey, Pakistan, and many other countries suffer from the detrimental effects of this phenomenon. In this study, the underlying causes of the glass ceiling and gender discrimination are uncovered, alongside the numerous consequences faced by women due to gender inequality that engulfs their ambitions into oblivion.


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How to Cite

Masood, R., & Erdoğdu, A. (2024). Gender discrimination, glass ceiling and other obstacles faced by women in society. JOURNAL OF LIFE ECONOMICS, 11(1), 1–12.



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