Gender Segregation In The Workplace The most common jobs for men and the most common jobs for women tend to be different — and this separation has big effects for everyone.
NPR logo

Gender Segregation In The Workplace

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/701704612/701710137" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Gender Segregation In The Workplace

Gender Segregation In The Workplace

Gender Segregation In The Workplace

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/701704612/701710137" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The most common jobs for men and the most common jobs for women tend to be different — and this separation has big effects for everyone.

JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
A woman uses a computer to control robots at the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City, on February 5, 2019.
JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images