Women and Their Route to Success

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Women and their route to success: could the barriers be completely broken down?
Ginna Munoz
Molloy College

Abstract
Undoubtedly women have made extraordinary strides from the standpoint of their careers. It is now possible to see a woman running companies and occupying the most prestigious positions worldwide. However, the representation of women in business is still low in comparison with men. On one hand, many researches provide evidences of the existence of different types of discrimination against women, and on the other hand, some studies show a positive and promising panorama for women. Nowadays, women are seen as the core of the economy and it is possible that within a generation a majority of working wives will outearn their husbands. These researches provide solid foundations to think that the barriers affecting women negatively could be broken. Nevertheless, the most value stride women can achieve is to change the vision about themselves so that new female generations grow without the stereotypes that currently prevent them from succeeding.

Women and their route to success: could the barriers be completely broken down?
Over recent decades women have made clear strides professionally. Today it is possible to see women performing in fields and taking on positions previously blocked for them. Nevertheless, the representation of women in the business world is still very small in comparison with that of men. There is evidence that women continue to face barriers that prevent them from having the same career opportunities as men. However, undoubtedly the advances are given and this suggests that women are breaking down barriers. But could the barriers be completely broken down?
Barriers
To respond if it will be possible to break down the barriers that hinder the success of women in the business world it is necessary to understand the sort of barriers…...

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