In World 193, unemployment could significantly impact one’s identity and their sense of self-worth. Work often provides individuals with a sense of structure and routine, as well as social connections and a sense of contribution to society. It affects how they perceive themselves within the society. Job loss signifies a crucial loss to their identity
In this world, when one turns 21 they are made to choose an occupation that best fits their identity. No one is left questioning their identity and their place within society. Alongside, an identical uniform that specifies each profession is distributed to them, with the liberty of customising it. The uniform is a medium to outwardly reflect both their social and personal identities.
What if …
uniforms were given based on our chosen profession?
Mass production and Waste of resources had always been a rising issue in the fashion industry. With our concept of uniformity, there would be a decrease in mass production as everyone would own custom-made uniforms.
unemployment and identity crisis
This World was contributed by Ili Nadya Binti Shahrin, Sangavaii Ravikumar, Prajapati Keya Vishnukumar, Nur Azri Binte Abdul Talib and R Sasmita (located in Singapore and India) using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the author and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.
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