Women, Income and Job Satisfaction: The Women Speaks

Ganiyat Adejoke Adesina-Uthman


Debate about gender discrimination in public and private offices is far from been over as it remains topical. Women occupy important positions in the society and socio-economic realm especially the informal sector. Little number of highly skilled women competes with men for jobs in order to ensure regular income and other to achieve different home survival strategies, or to meet their obligations in women-headed households. Consequently, this study investigates the level of satisfaction of carrier women in terms of the job and its income. Using survey method, the study seeks to know the degree of gender discrimination in terms of income, nature of job, sex, sexual abuse and how these are affecting women’s job satisfaction. The found that whether pay inequality exist or not it does not affect women’s level of job satisfaction. It also found that 45 percent of them have been exposed to a form of sexual harassment.


Job Satisfaction; income; women; Sexual harassment

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