The Effect of Cultural and Psychological Discrimination against Working Women on hindering their Economic Independency in Jordan

Amal Yousef Tal


This study aims at investigating the effect of cultural and psychological discrimination against working women on hindering their economic independency in Jordan. To achieve the objectives of the study a questionnaire of 30 items was developed to be the primary tool to collect data from the study's sample, which consists of 150 female employees in the private sector in Jordan. Collected data was analyzed via "most probable median" statistical program. Results indicated cultural and psychological discrimination against working women in Jordan have a very negative effect on their progress towards economic independency. Recommendations are set forward.

Keywords: Discrimination, Equality, Economic Independence, Wage gap Working Woman.

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