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Olayinka Oyetunji: My Husband did not Hesitate to Move to Lagos with Me

  Photo: Olayinka Oyetunji CFA, ACA, ACS                  Source: #cleanwitholayinka/Linkedin  A finance professional was saddened about leaving a high-paying job in one city so she could settle down at another with her spouse. And having taken that step, it became increasingly difficult to find another job.  Surviving on a single income source was not sustainable and sometimes she felt her life was wasting away as she couldn’t find a platform to fufill her career ambitions, she had disclosed. Many women in society are facing a similar situation. They are unable to find work when they move to a new city to begin a new chapter with their spouses. Resources and job opportunities are limited in their new location.  In addition, women may not be able to go to another city if an opportunity opens up for them to pursue their career ambitions. Because, the societal and cultural norm is that a woman follows her husband to wherever he gets a job and not the other way round.  However, when a wom