Work Life Balance Of Women Employees: A Theoretical Framework

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Research Scholar, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kerala.

2 Associate Professor, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kerala


Work-life balance is a serious issue for working professionals struggling to juggle their lives and career. In today’s world, where every individual has to balance conflicting responsibilities and commitments, work-life balance has emerged as a predominant issue in the workplace. But increasing work pressure, globalization, and technological advancement have made it an issue with both the genders, all professionals working across all levels and all industries throughout the world. Work life balance plays a major role in all the life of human being who is working. Especially it’s a greater hurdle for the married women to balance both the home and work. Sometimes due to this imbalance of work they face a lot of problems in their families, even in their career growth. Harvard Business Review survey pointed out that the experts agree the compounding stress from the never-ending workday is damaging. It can hurt relationships, health and overall happiness. Technology is one the reason make worker accessible around the clock.