Levels Of Gender Equality

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Gender Equality Although God or nature might have made males to be stronger than and different from females but our laws, society, cultures, religious beliefs and personal decisions can either empower or eliminate these differences. The goal of any gender equality struggle is not to make females become males but to make them humans that have rights and whose rights must be respected. Gender equality have been defined as a state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision making. Succinctly, it is about the equal ease of access to resources for both sexes. While gender inequality persists, though some levels of equality have been recorded…show more content…
Take for instance, Folorunsho Alakija who is a business mogul; the richest woman in Nigeria and in Africa as a whole. In fact she is wealthier than about 80 of men in Nigeria. Then one person will still have the guts to say that women are just help mates or that they belong to the kitchen and the other rooms. IImagine the number of people that would loss their jobs of if Alakija should cease business or what would have been lost, if she had limited herself to the four walls of the kitchen. Though inequality persists, however, according to the UN , the problem is only about outlawing some inequality-enhancing laws but about making women and young girls know some rights the law permits and them taking advantage of these rights. As we can see, the implication of gender inequality includes underachieving our destinies and natures ultimate goal. As a matter of fact a friend, who is also an advocate for this course Kenneth often says: " we as humans will continue to live below our destinies because we have placed sex above merit in our…show more content…
As a final point, young girls and ladies have proven themselves in the educational sector. About a decade, or so ago, young girls had the "WEEK" tag which means women education ends in kitchen and they strictly prohibited from studying any science oriented course. However as the gender equality struggle kept making a head way, this conception began to feassle away; guardians and parents have started taking the education of their female children more seriously and females have really proven their academic prowess. In fact just about two years ago, two ladies graduated from the university of Lagos, each with a CGPA of 5.0. One from engineering and the other from bio chemistry. These are people that have been stopped from studiing any science oriented course that is now more excellent than their male counterparts. Now tell me, Oyindamola graduated from Unilag with a 5.0 from engineering which is often dominated by nales , how are males superior to the
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