A qualitative study of male and female perceptions in differences in the working and domestic sphere: a terms of gender differences causing inequality in the working and domestic life france, one of the mainly related to the gender pay gap, job segregation, and the glass ceiling such topics have, for. Read chapter 3 explaining sex segregation in the workplace: even though women have made substantial progress in a number of formerly male occupations, se. Australian men and women lead very different working lives men and women often do not work 'side by side'—but instead work in industries or occupations which are dominated by one gender or another by international standards, we have a highly gender segregated workforce in 2015-16, six in 10.
In practice, conceiving gender segregation in relative terms can be problematic, as the main reason why women tend to account for less than 50 % of the employed workforce is the gender division of domestic labour and women's disproportionate share of unpaid care and domestic work thus, a reasonable starting.
The reasons why feminists (of both sexes) should be concerned with work segregation by sex are, surprisingly, rarely made explicit we will suggest some here first, it is strongly linked to inequality for example, jobs and occupations carried out by women rather than men tend to be paid less this is made.