Thursday, May 22, 2008

Workplace: Women found yet another reason to Seek paid work

In the latter part of the century, women found yet another reason to seek paid work. Specializing in childrearing and homemaking became too risky. In a climate where half of all marriages ended in divorce, and one out of three children spent a part of his or her childhood in a single-parent home, wives no longer could trust that their husbands would support them financially "'til death do us part." Some women also saw paid employment as insurance in case they wanted to initiate a divorce or leave an abusive or loveless marriage. As single mothers increased in number, they, too, found their way into the job market.



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