Children the main factor holding back women in the workplace
Pregnancy and children are the biggest obstacles for women in the workplace, according to a new survey.
Jobs website Monster.co.uk asked: “What do you think is the biggest obstacle for women in pursuing a successful career?”
The 1,792 respondents from the UK highlighted the main obstacles:
Pregnancy and children 48% (851 votes)
Difficulty in being accepted as equals by men 21% (378 votes)
Nothing, women have the same opportunities as men 20% (367 votes)
The salary gap compared to men 8% (143 votes)
The results of the current Monster Meter are based on votes cast by Monster.co.uk visitors on 14-28 February 2005.