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Striving for Equality: Part 3 of 3

In my previous article I wrote about the importance of the role of a mother in raising children. Our decisions later in life, our values and priorities, they are affected by the way our parents raised us. When a boy is trying to be a leader and manage other kids, we say, it is ok. But when a girl acts that way, we named her as “bossy”. Mostly parents know, that it is time to raise and approach our kids equally and give them equal opportunities.

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Striving for Equality: Part 2 of 3

Is it possible to be a good wife, a great mother and a successful businesswoman? Have both a family and a career? Is it possible to combine work and family? Yes! But it needs a lot of patience, hard work and, when possible, a partner’s support.

Women always strive to strike a balance between love and work. Many times they need to decide whether they want to stay at work or listen to their heart and follow their love. Many would prefer the latter. Some women feel that their intuition and “sixth sense” somehow already knows what is the best.

Striving for Equality: Part 1 of 3

Why do we have such a low percentage of women in leading positions if there are a lot of educated, strong, powerful and successful women around us?

Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook in her book Lean In said: “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.” Yet are we ready for an equal world when there are still some countries that deny women their basic rights?