Gender Inequality In America

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“I speak not for myself but those without voice...those who have fought for their rights.. their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated,” said by Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist. Just as Yousafzai, everyone has a dream or vision intending for America succeed in variety of ways. For me, America will succeed morally as a nation if it restores the true meaning of equality in religion, workforce, and education. In America, citizens are enabled to pursue themselves to any religion they wish to, however the equality of the religions is not present. In this case, religions do not find other religions to have the same value. For example, most christians …show more content…

This nation lives by stereotype in this case; in workplaces, women are not perceived to participate in hard laboring jobs. The media promotes the inequality by producing commercials with a greater amount of males than females that are work in the same field. Adding to the idea of stereotype, the career choices between men and women are guided by it. The expectation is for the men to provide for the family that the women are caring for, like it was for almost 150 years. Aside from sex inequality, there is also racial inequalities in the workforce. Studies say, “The average three-member black household makes about fifty-nine percent of what a similar white household makes.” Due to these unfair treatments, the government must further observe and take action to keep the equilibrium in the workforces among the nation, no matter gender or …show more content…

Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1963, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’”, however this dream only became half true. For there is racial inequality in the criminal justice systems. A study says that 7 in 10 african americans and 1 in 4 caucasians recall that African American males have a higher possibility of being incarcerated than a caucasian male. As for all the other ethnicities, they are racially profiled in the education system. A student in Texas, Ahmed Mohamed, was arrested because he created a homemade clock, and the teachers felt unsafe due to his origin. Also, in few but some schools in this nation, students of color are not open to equal opportunities as other students. The unfortunate students can not have advanced classes or programs, not to mention that the students are also more likely to receive suspensions and expulsions than any other student of a different ethnicity. This unfair treatment was to be removed about 50 years ago, it is noticeable that the nation only resolved racial discrimination temporarily; therefore, it should be believed that the nation must reevaluate the meaning of, “all men are created

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