نوع مقاله : علمی - پژوهشی
عضو هیئت علمی پژوهشکده زنان، دانشگاه الزهرا(س)، تهران، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
The most important role of women in the Islamic lifestyle is the maternal role and raising children; But today, many women, in addition to the maternal role, due to their employment, are also obliged to perform the occupational role properly, and therefore, establishing a balance between the occupational and maternal role is particularly important. In recent years, the number of women faculty members has increased and due to the large number of job responsibilities they perform, balancing the job and family roles, and especially motherhood, is associated with certain difficulties for them. In this regard, the aim of this study was to identify the strategies of these women to balance the Occupational and maternal role using a qualitative method. For this purpose, by interviewing 20 women faculty members of the university and the qualitative content analysis of the interviews, it has extracted strategies. Based on the findings, strategies for balancing the occupational and maternal role include Eight main categories "hard work towards career goals", "striving for good mothering", "self-forgetfulness", "reducing job goals", "time management", "division of labor" , "fertility plans" and "utilization of services for home affairs".