However, when men made increasingly more money, women needed them, which led to dating and the end of courting. This marked the point in which authority was taken from women and handed to the men. 2. While the consensus may argue that the hookup culture is only a problem “depending on the person,” Wade has undeniably proven that it is indeed a problem with students more often than not. For the most part, teens don’t recognize the overall issues that the hookup culture endorses.
According to Andrew Biggs’s article published in the National Review in 2010, “women are also four times more likely to leave the workforce temporarily to care for children. This reduces seniority and job-specific skills and discourages employers from investing in female employees, who may not stay long enough for such investments to pay off.” Also, women prefer to be employed in flexible jobs that have more benefits than higher wages, which are usually found in non-profit sectors of an economy. Besides, men take up jobs that involve more physical risk and danger in exchange for a higher wage. According to the American Association of University Women reports, men are 4 times more likely to negotiate and bargain when it comes to wages in a new job than women. Additionally, in sports, many argue that men deserve to be paid more than women despite both male and female doing the same job, i.e.
According to a survey carried out by the United States Census Bureau in 2015 on gender pay gap, for every dollar a man earns, woman only earns 79 cents for finishing the same task. This situation is an exiting problem in almost every industries. Take the case of the female movies star “ Jennifer Lawrence” for instance, Lawrence was paid a sufficiently less compared to her male co-star “ Bradley Cooper “ for screening on the movie “ American Hustle “. The money gap is not really the main problem but people
Discrimination against women at work is still a reality and more in rich countries. Women must work almost 80 days more than a man so they can possibly earn the same, and still don’t have the same salary. It’s probably one of the worst problems that women are facing right now. Ironically, in XXI century the problem persists and it is even worse. While a lot of education is a useful tool for increasing earnings, it is not effective against the gender pay gap.
Census American Factfinder, women physicians and surgeons earn about $120,971 and men make $190,726. Men within that occupation make almost $70,000 more than women who have the same level of experience, work hours, and education. Studies have proven that for a woman’s yearly income to equate to a man with a high school degree, she must receive a college degree (Chemaly). Even for women to make nearly as much as men, they need to have a higher education. Discrimination is described as a means of bias or prejudice toward an individual or group of people and clearly, within these circumstances men, are favored in the eyes of employers of being worthy for a larger income than women; which is a prime example of discrimination within the workplace.
In the 1970s, the wage gap decreased because “women’s progress in education and workforce participation” (Miller, 2018). However currently there is still a wage gap: for every dollar a man makes a woman makes eighty cents for same job – on average. What is being seen recently is that intersectionality plays a vital role in the wage gap as well; not only are women being paid less than men, but some races of women are being paid less than others. It was discovered that “among full-time workers in 2016, Hispanic or Latina, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native (AIAN), and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (NHPI) women had lower median annual earnings compared with non-Hispanic white and Asian women” (Miller, 2018). It was also revealed that Asian women have the smallest wage gap when compared to men and that Hispanic women have the largest wage gap when compared to men.
Rachel Feggeler DE English Michael Edwards 22 March 2018 Separate but Equal Over the past two hundred years, women have gained a great ordeal of rights, but for no legitimate reason women still are not treated equal to men. As an example of this gender inequality is the unequal pay for the same job. According to a study done by the Contently Foundation, “Women get 10% less than men in the public sector” (The Guardian). Another example that most people do not think of, where there is discrimination, is sports. Sports is a large component in this gender inequality that has existed for eternity.
The media coverage plays a crucial role in female sports and is a determinant as to how much athletes tend to make, so if the media don’t show women’s sports, how will there ever be gender equality in terms of prize money? “More than two-thirds said they could not make a living as a sportswomen” giving the impression that women are not being paid as fairly as men. Females are routinely paid less than males in most sports. This totally undermines the ideals of gender equality in the sporting world. Young females reading the article will reconsider becoming athletes, no matter how talented, due to the fact that two-thirds of the women currently in the sporting world are saying that it is hard to make a living as a sports
Though what’s more upsetting is the evident gender gap in this industry. In a recent study done by State of News Photography, they found that large media organisations were less likely to employ female photographers (7%) than their male equivalent (22%). However, those women lucky enough to be employed were assigned less work than their male colleagues and were most likely to do part-time work. Of the total amount of women who were included in the study, 82% claimed to be university educated compared to 69% of men. The women were also found to be more tech savvy, using video as well as multimedia platforms.
Empowerment means gaining control over live. These women did the same they challenged and changed their sub ordinate status and lives. Empowerment is a process and implies redistribution of power. Empowerment does not stop here, but becomes emancipator, when it empowers others as well. Women