Today there is no field where women have not shown their worth. From holding highest public office in bureaucracy to holding highest political position, women have shouldered all kinds of responsibilities with grand success. A lot of change has taken place, in their position in this man dominated society. With this gradual transition from household life to working women the sufferings of women have increased manifold.
Women were the center and foundation of the social and cultural life of the family. Home was the women’s sphere of activity. ‘Men make houses and women make homes’ is the traditional belief. The duties of woman were just contained to bring up the children, and caring every family member with her loving and amiable, characteristics which she naturally owes. It was the traditional faith that man is for thy field and woman for the home.
With the political emancipation, the women of Today ushered into a new role. Today the women enjoy equality of status, equality of opportunity with men. She became financially independent and economically sound, she became the major decision maker, and she became the policy maker in various new fields. She ventured into outer field, but the traditional views about her role as home maker, about her so called sacred duties of being a mother, sister, wife, are still kept on demanding on her the women are divided between her official work and home duties. Her duties start from early in the morning with many responsibilities on her shoulder before going to office, like preparing breakfast, lunch, getting kids ready for school etc.
During office hours she has to work equally or say more sincerely than her male counterparts. She has to fulfill her duties at home even after office homes. A woman manages both her work life and personal life so efficiently that none of it gets disturbed or messed. A woman is a best manager as she not only manages her work and home taking along her personal skills and interests.