The Role Of Sexism In The United States

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Sexism can defined as both discrimination based on gender and the societal views and stereotypes and the cultural elements that stimulate this discrimination. Sexism occurs in many different ways: both manifest and subtle, which includes degrading comments, traditional gender role stereotyping and discrimination. Sexism devours in all areas of life-sport,work,social and family. Sexism can affect any gender, but it is remarkably archieved as affecting women and girls. Sexism sets a limitation on the way a man and a woman act, and dictates the way they function as humans. In the United States women were not considered to be “human beings” until 1875. In Iraq, there was a law that allows the husbands to legally “punish” their wives. Women in the world continue to lose their legal rights in marriage.…show more content…
Women in the ancient world had no voice or opinion to share to others and were considered as inferior to men. Back then men were encouraged superiority by looking down upon women. Later on women started to gain some of their right and New Zealand became the first country to grant women the right to vote in 1893. In the present-day almost all the women have the right to vote, yet there is still progress to be made for women in politics. Sexism has changed over the years but sexism has never stopped existing and it still exists today and it is very noticeable from the media, press, work, life styles and in society. This paper argues that sexism should not be acceptable in society because it causes miscommunication against men and women, promotes gender bias, and has negative impacts on people and the
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