A woman’s place is only in the kitchen.
Women are the ones who take care of the children while men are the ones who go outside to work.
Household work is the domain of women while men can sit and relax.
Women cannot do physically demanding jobs.
Women are not the right people for top jobs in the corporate sector since they have to fulfill household responsibilities.
I am sure all of us would have made either one or all the above statements at least once during our lives. In patriarchal societies across the world, even today women are generally considered as those who can sit at home and fulfill the household responsibilities. Women who dare to go out and work, follow their passion and try to become multi-dimensional in their thinking and approach to life are frowned upon in many quarters.
But why so?