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Afshan Iqbal
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As we see, the times have changed and it’s not just a man’s world anymore. Women are making an impact in every field and they are leading in every way. There is no place where we find women any less than men. So, it’s very important to give them the well-deserved positions that society has always ignored just because of their gender. Women were always supposed to work at home and the fact that women are working outside homes is still not digested by society. Women have the right to choose whatever they think is best for them. It is a woman’s right to choose whatever she wants. Nobody should tell a woman to do what they think is best for her. Whether it’s about what college she will pursue her studies or it’s about the profession she chooses for herself. It’s her choice. It’s her choice if she wants to do a job and it’s her choice if she wants to be a homemaker. When a woman is seen doing a job, the one question that pops up in everyone’s mind is “How will she manage?”. People start assuming that a working woman won’t be able to manage her personal and professional life and will be bad in either of them. People start judging her and make a prior conception that she is a bad wife/mother/daughter-in-law/employee etc. Women also may face career problems because of stereotypes that they are more family-oriented and less committed to their careers. Nobody has the right to judge a woman on a choice she made for herself. Choosing is a basic right for everyone and it cannot be denied to women. We all should protect and promote freedom of choice. If a woman chooses to be employed, we all should respect and support her decision, and when she doesn’t want to do a job and become a homemaker instead, that should be respected and supported. Freedom to choose is everything.