Tuesday, 25 June 2019
By Amanda Augustine and Boyd Nash-Stacey
Millennials are perhaps the most overanalyzed and overgeneralized generation in history, and the myths surrounding them are endless.
From “clueless” to “brainy” and “self-obsessed” to “socially conscious,” the stereotypes are often contradictory and range from flattering to derogatory. However, just like any other generation, Millennials are by no means homogenous. Therefore it is essential to take a closer look to debunk these unsubstantiated stereotypes and reveal the potential of this generation.
The decline in female labor force participation isn’t solely attributed to motherhood—but the reasons why women are leaving the workforce differ for married and unmarried women, with and without children.