Ghanaian Lady Opens Up About How She Was Told By Her Boss She Won't Be Able To Work As Mechanic After Birth

Ghanaian Lady Opens Up About How She Was Told By Her Boss She Won't Be Able To Work As Mechanic After Birth

  • Janet Ofori Amanfo, a female mechanical technician has opened up about some of the stereotypes she faces in her line of work
  • She shared how a senior supervisor at work claimed her career would come to an end if she gets married and becomes a mother
  • Amanfo is determined to fight all negative assumptions surrounding females who work as mechanical technicians

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A driven Ghanaian lady has recently taken to social media to share what a supervisor at work told her about getting married and having kids as an mechanic.

The post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the LinkedIn timeline of Janet Ofori Amanfo had her sharing that she was told by a senior colleague at work that her career as a mechanic will come to an end if she gets married and has kids.

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Young lady opens up about stereotype she faces as a mechanical technician
Janet with her family and at work Photo credit: Janet Ofori Amanfo/LinkedIn
Source: UGC
"You won't be able to work as a mechanic in the field again if you get married and have children," one senior supervisor stated two years ago.

Janet shared since then, that she has successfully gotten married and has had an amazing child. Against what her boss at work said, she has also built a great career as a mechanic at the same time.

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"I'm married with a child, and I'm still on the field spinning. How could parenting prevent me if pregnancy couldn't?"

The young mother revealed that she is determined to break the stereotype surrounding being a female mechanical technician.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a screenshot of a company seeking to employ only a particular group of ladies surfaced online and racked up massive reactions online.

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The post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Twitter timeline had @_favouritesmile sharing a picture of a job advert which was seeking to engage the services of a front desk executive for an oil company located in Ghana.

According to the advert, the company wants a lady who is fair, 'not fat' and should be someone who is very articulate with a minimum of 2-3 years of working experience.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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