Experiences of women as workers: a study of construction workers in Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Choudhury2013ExperiencesOW,
  title={Experiences of women as workers: a study of construction workers in Bangladesh},
  author={Tanzina Choudhury},
  year={2013}
}
In Bangladesh, women's mobility is culturally constrained and women need to negotiate with patriarchy in order to join the male dominated labour market outside the home. A large number of men continue to be highly resistant to women's paid employment, partly because of the social norm of purdah and partly because they tend to consider it a shameful reflection on their ability as breadwinners, and hence on their masculine identity. While surmounting these constraints, women enter into full-time… CONTINUE READING