Julian658 wrote:Women are saddled with pregnancy. Men are not. Before birth control women had multiple pregnancies during their fertile years and hence it was practically impossible to work all the time.
Sexual dimorphism: Men are bigger and stronger. Some jobs require strength.
Men are willing to do dangerous jobs.
Men are willing to go away or relocate more often
Women can choose when to have babies. They are not "saddled" with it. I do not feel like I need to have a baby. My career is important.
Women can be pro wrestlers, pro football players, soldiers, undercover agents, diplomats, etc. I knew a woman CFO who often traveled as part of her job and she was totally ok with it. If I had a great job offer in another state or another country, I would take it.
Some guys stay at the same company for over 20 years. I am not that type. I need to advance and venture out. I have worked at many companies, more than I include on my resume. If one of them offered to pay moving expenses to central america, I might have agreed.