ETHICS CASE STUDY: What will you do in this situation? Also comment on your parents’ conduct

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Topic: Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values

6) Your younger sister who completed her engineering course from a prestigious college gets a good government job. You have been preparing for the civil services exam for past three years after resigning from well paying private job at an MNC. Your parents who are conservatives want your sister not to join the job. Instead, they want her to get married to a well settled groom. They tell her that she can join job if her in-laws and husband agree in future. Your mother keep saying that it is because of more girls entering government jobs that boys like you are deprived of those jobs. She tells your sister to not join any job until you get selected in civil services. She would often say that it would have been good if you had got job instead of your sister. You had paid all your sister’s expenses including her engineering education and living expenses. Your mother is repenting it now.  Despite pleas from your sister to let her continue with job and marry few years later, your parents are stubborn.  She comes to you for your help.

What will you do in this situation? Also comment on your  parents’ conduct. (200 Words)

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