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Females in male dominated fields such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

What are the benefits and detriments for individuals and families related to the trend "women in traditionally male jobs"? What do men and women think about the trend (women in traditionally male jobs)?

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what are the benefits and detriments for individuals and families related to the trend "women in traditionally male jobs"

First and foremost, there exist no "detriments" for individuals and families whenever women are able to compete in traditionally male dominated jobs because of the fact that women on average earn much less than men currently as a result of the fact that the majority of women work in nonprofessional occupations that are low paying without upward mobility. At least 60% of women work in nonprofessional "deadend" careers such as secretaries, cashiers, home health aides, child care workers, maids, retails salespersons, receptionists and office clerks wherein the median weekly earnings of women who worked full-time were $657 or 80% of men's $819. This is largely predicated upon traditional occupational segregation by sex wherein women didn't have the opportunity to work in traditionally male jobs.

Therefore, organizations such as IWITTS The Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science's (IWITTS) are necessary to achieve ...

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Females in male dominated fields such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are examined. The indivudals and families related to the trend of women is technology jobs are determined.

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