If you take a look back in the past, men took the main part in the whole workforce. Mainly influenced by the era the people were living in, therefore the pressure of the environment and the expected manner of who should bring the earnings into the family. And so happend that men had the higher purchasing power because they were the ones bringing the money and also keeping eye on the budget of the family.
Did it change during the years? What is the share of women labor participation last years? How is the future outlook? Take a look at this article where you will find out what does it mean being womenomics and if u can be one too 🙂