Franchises for women provide the flexibility to keep to work-life balance which is highly required for an up-to-date lady willing to manage bringing up children, keeping a house, taking care of her appearance and work. 25% of total franchise units are owned by women, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the International Franchise Association. The number of franchise opportunities for women is growing fast with the appearance of more and more home-based businesses for sale. Among the best women-owned franchises, ladies mentioned food, education, cleaning, child care, fitness and design. Many franchisors acknoweledge that women have valuable skills to run a successful business.