How far are family roles equal in the modern industrial societies?

Mar

13

2016

In the modern industrial societies, equal family roles are arguable.It can be said that family roles are equal to some extent but it cannot be denied that some people still live very traditionally. The dominance of women in the professional fields may not prove that women have equal family roles. Even though women are working, they are expected to do all the household, perfectly. The stereotypical view of a family, is still there in the society. People claim to live lives symmetrically but still there is a huge number of families who are cereal packet families. In such a scenario, family roles turn out to be similar to the ones earlier.
Yet, their examples of families which either live symmetrical lives or women hold dominance in the family. There is a growing number of house-husbands in the western societies, in which women work and men do the household chores. There are families in which both the man and the woman work, do the household together and take decision together.
Hence, in a society there are a few places with equal professional and family roles, and a few places who are still struggling to have equal roles.

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