The notion of gender stereotyping is generally negative. It hampers the individual thought. It creates discrimination which leads to inequality. It is prejudiced, irrational and based on the fear of what is different.
In some societies, boys are always dressed in blue and not pink as its a feminine color. Even as children, girls and boys are treated differently. By the age of three, children tend to be aware of their gender. They are encouraged to prefer the way of speech, clothing, games associated with girls and boys. The gist of the matter is that girls are schooled to soft and obedient and are give dolls and playhouses to practice the traditional homemaking role while boys are schooled to be tough and dominating and are given cars and guns. Thus, the society wrongly ingrains the specific roles girls and boys have to play when they grow up.
In India, as many men are migrating from village to cities in search of jobs, women are taking over the responsibility of the farms. They do farming, rear animals and at the same time, look after their homes, children, etc.
The domestic maids also work very hard. They live under unhygienic condition. They dream of a better life compared to their rural counterparts, but continue to live without dignity.
The condition of rural women is quite sad. The wake up at the crack of the dawn and prepare meal for their family. After coming back from work, they also have to do some more household tasks before catching a few hours sleep.