Is social pressure making men leave typically ‘female’ jobs?

Elisabeth Grohmann, an 85-year-old former sports teacher and Amer Kabara, a 35-year-old former refugee from Syria watch a funny movie about Germany's anti-refugee party Alternative fuer Deutchland AFD on Grohmann's tablet at an old people's home in Duesseldorf, Germany, September 12, 2018. Picture taken September 12, 2018. Kabara, who fled to Germany from the civil war-torn Syrian capital of Damascus is on an 18-month educational project called "Care for Integration" to become a state-approved nurse for the elderly in Germany.  REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay - RC1D5ED12810

Only by revealing and eradicating the disincentives to work in female-dominated occupations — both economic and social — will it be possible to achieve gender equality in the labor market. Image: REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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