The feminist theory also puts across the need for women being economic dependent as a means of reducing oppression. Through this, the theory assimilates topics of rank and gender that create the boundary between men and women. In this line, therefore, the presence of the male supremacy and domination in the society is the major reason behind gender inequalities.
However, the feminist theory does not account for the inequalities among women. Hanen (2008) argues that women in the world are not the same and all the assumptions of the feminist theory cannot be applied in the liberalization of women in the contemporary world.
The glass ceiling is an issue that portrays the notions of many women in relation to their being female in their workplaces. The phrase glass ceiling is applied in the work places to refer to the impossibility of women to access higher ranks in their work places. Despite the fact that men dominate the higher ranks in the work places, women should try as much as possible to escalate the ranks of power and position. Mezey (2002) indicates that glass ceiling allows men escalate on the ladders of all sectors of life in an invisible manner that renders many women subject to the men. Women are put in vulnerable situations in case they manage to find their way up the ladder of success in