Study from UK
July 12, 2013
The time of the woman is evolving and what happens within the next ten years will have long-term socioeconomic impact on women. As women gather globally to determine their equity position it is a time of unveiling for women across the diaspora and the world. When we consider “What does the future look like for women?” the question is complex, conditioned and developmental shaped by the tenure of the economy, social justice, education, politics and public policy.
The Future Foundation looked at the next 25 years for the state of women. “Three mini scenarios revealing three very different potential lives for women in 2038 – contrasting “day in the life” scenarios that show how these factors differentially affected women of different ages, classes and family lifestages.”
Their research defined the roles of women under the construct of service, 40 something mums and 65 plus worker. These stages of women cast a light on the share technologies that are evolving, as well as advanced innovation that will elevate women from the tediums. The opportunities for mothers to bridge gaps using flexible work approaches was identified as closing the gap. The focus of women over 60 have experiences to contribute to leadership.
“Women in leadership roles can make a difference by ensuring their decisions are fuelled by the impact they have on future generations, whether or not the see themselves as trailblazers for their sex.”
“The positive outcomes theorised above can only be guaranteed certain policy decisions are made now to ensure that longer-term trends deliver real benefits for working women who want to combine productive labour with caring responsibilities.”
The actions of women today is a legitimizing ideal that spans across what are the roles women for the future. The obvious is that women are not expected to be mums (moms). Some women strive to be as their counterparts leaders in their fields and respected for their work and service. The objectification of women to be bordered and determined on specific paths does not sync with equity.
Equity replaces normalization of pre-identified expectations of biology and leadership for certain degrees of freedom that support choices and voices. Women around the world in pockets are exploring capacity building despite positionality across waters, economies, and education to pursue solutions.
- Women in Leadership – Interaction Associates Introduces Timely Program for Developing Global Leaders (prweb.com)
- Women in Leadership: Who’s on First? (vistage.com)
- Inequalities in Woman (soc133inequalityblog.wordpress.com)
- Women make up only 20% of solo radio broadcasters, research reveals (guardian.co.uk)
- Germany (peacegenerationdotnet.wordpress.com)