Women and men could have the career but may not receive the same pay because in Women: More Honest and Hardworking expresses that “Women may have had the same job opportunities as a man, but were not eligible to receive the payment even if both genders complete the equal amount of work” (Haden 2). This allowed the men to stop trying to work so hard because they do not have to prove themselves as a woman would have to work harder to prove they are equal as a man. Women would have to work for their jobs and it still would be tough for these women to move up in a job position. There has been research in the Harvard Business Review that states “there were virtually no differences in the behavior of female employees when compared to their male counterparts” (Marks 2). Society is the reason why women have been treated differently and how women view themselves in the workplace.
While the other girls grumbled that their piece rates had dropped so that it had hardly been worth slaving…” ( Paterson, p. 86) The implication is, Lyddie is not paid by the hour, but also from how much fabric she makes. Other factory girls are not even increasing their pay, in fact their pay is only lowering. In addition to the other girls not even going to budge working because of their low pay, Lyddie has a chance to get the money she needs to reunite with her family. Therefore, if Lyddie were to sign the petition, her pay will only decrease. Lyddie is already making a good amount of money, signing the petition will only slow her down, and even worse, Lyddie could be dismissed leaving her with debt.
Yousafzai employs pathos so the reader could feel where she is coming from. As a result, she wants the reader to know that education for girls is a very imperative thing. By using vigorous pathos, she gets the reader to fathom that a girl’s education is important and meaningful to them. In the bibliography “I Am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai, the author mentions “Then, when she said I would have to leave my school books behind, I nearly cried, too. I loved school, and all I cared about were my books”.
Gender equality: the pinnacle concept that American society is not-so desperately trying to achieve. Many Americans have convinced themselves that gender equality was remedied by the Nineteenth Amendment and the Second Feminist Movement, and have not considered the thousands of steps that are left on the journey. In recent years, a matter of public interest has been the gender wage gap, stating that women are earning significantly less money than men for doing an equivalent amount of work. Critics of the effort to “break the glass ceiling” claim that a pay gap does not exist, and that if it does, it is because women either do not work as hard, have to tend to their families, or hold lower paying jobs. However, the gender pay gap has been proven to exist in a variety of different forms,
Intersectionality is the recognition that a woman’s oppressions, limitations and opportunities result from the combined impact of two or more influential statuses-in particular , her gender, race, class, age, and sexual preferences (PP. pg. 9 of 15). As Hooks began her book she notes that she was not sure what “class” her and her family fell up under because she never knew what level of money they had. She did know that she lived in a patriarchal family were her father was the breadwinner and because he was the man with the money he dictated where the money went and how it was spent.
She’s a human,, but I guess that doesn’t apply when you’re a women. Back in the 1930’s, women weren’t equal to men, they weren’t given equal pay when they were allowed to work when the men were off at war, and they were doing companies a favor by working to help them not shut down. “Curley got his work ahead of him. Bet she’d clear out for twenty bucks.”[pg 32]. Comparing her to a prostitute and saying she’ll take whatever is handed to her is objectifying because saying that she’s going to up and leave or do things for twenty dollars is an assumption that she’s just with Curley because of what he can give her.
Although some people may argue that the 1960s were better and safer, today’s society is a lot less judgemental and accepting. The 1960s was definitely not a time I would consider to be better than today’s society. Women in the 1960s had very little to no rights. They were highly discriminated against. In the article written by Tasia Falcon, it states, “In the early 1960s, women were discriminated against in the workplace until the Civil Rights movement barred it.
Gisel Mendoza March 4, 2018 Mr. Miller AP English The Outcome of Degrading a Woman Historically, women have been seen as less valuable to society. Their roles were to have children and serve their husband. Many women are often victims suffering from physical abuse and political injustices. Society portrays them as submissive and silenced. Even though now women are able to join the workforce, they are still getting paid less than men.
Companies would ignore the women’s compliments of them being sexually abused and receiving sexual harassment. Its disappointing because this companies where the biggest cleaning companies and still had problems resolving these types of problems. I think it’s unfair because if this same problem happened inside an office or in a higher position, the company would have taken an immediate response to this problem and probably terminated the abuser in that same time. I think these companies de-value women’s work, because they see it as a simple task that they don’t need a degree or certificate to do it. Most of these women are undocumented and most of them don’t know their rights, which companies take advantage of
Studies show that businesses are less likely to hire women with children, and if women with children do get hired, they suffer an even lower pay than women in general, whereas fathers with children do not receive this punishment (now.org). Unequal pay for women is a much bigger problem than people make it out to be, which is very unfair because women deserve the same pay as men. It has been said that some experts think women will not get equal pay as men until the year 2152