Gender Inequality In The Role Of Gender And Gender Equality In Society

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Gender inequality is evident and apparent in every social setting and has been a global issue for as long as we can remember and it continues to be a problem. From the instant we are born, gender expectations and responsibilities are taught and enforced upon us by our families, friends or society. The environment and society we live in are structured around ideas and notions that determine how social interactions should be carried out. We are always reminded about the differences between men and women rather than the similarities and expect that these differences are kept alive through out the generations. Gender equality is generally the equal rights, opportunities and responsibilities between men and women. However it is important to keep in mind that by attempting to pursue gender equality men and women are not going to be the same, but rights, responsibilities and opportunities will not be determined on whether you are born male or female. It has always been the case that your gender determines your attributes, responsibilities and opportunities. However they are learned through the socialization process and as a result are socially constructedIn all societies there are differences and inequalities between women and men in responsibilities assigned, performed activities and decision-making opportunities. In order to understand and tackle this issue it is important to understand the difference between sex and gender. The term gender is usually confused to be a synonym

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