Role Of Gender Inequality In Education

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Gender inequality means an unequal treatment or perception of individuals due to gender and this remains a huge obstacle in human development. Though women all around the world are getting much fairer treatment in 21st century as compared to the past, complete equity between two genders is yet to be achieved. Education is said to be key to eradicating gender inequality and I will be focusing on whether education will truly reduce gender inequality. Education will reduce gender inequality in terms lessening the the gap of knowledge and opportunities between man and woman. China is a developing country with the largest population in the world. Of its total population of 1.3 billion, women account for about half. Therefore, the promotion of…show more content…
As the supreme organ of state power and the top legislative organ of China, the National People's Congress and its Standing Committee have taken the protection of women's rights and interests and the promotion of gender equality as a key assignment, paid great attention to the formulation of laws concerning women, seriously dealt with bills related to the protection of women's legitimate rights and interests, and actively urged and supervised the enforcement and implementation of relevant laws. China now has built a complete legal system concerning the protection of women's rights and interests, and promotion of gender equality, based on the Constitution of the People's Republic of China, and with the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Rights and Interests of Women as the main body and various separate laws and regulations, local regulations and administrative rules adopted by various government departments as supplementary…show more content…
Abe's efforts include huge sums of money and an overly optimistic calling for women to fill 30 percent of senior positions by 2020. However,convincing corporations to Cchange their hiring policies is a tough feat. One example would be Ms Tadeka. She graduated with a law degree from Japan’s top private university, Keio, and applied at a trading company but was told she would only be allowed to enter the “clerical” stream of female graduates destined for secretarial work. Most of the male graduates, meanwhile, were primed for management positions. The female manager ratio, stood at just 10.6 per cent in 2011.This shows how biased the companies in Japan are against women. Men get better job opportunities than women, even though they graduate from the same school with the same type of degree, which shows that even if women were to receive the same education as men, gender inequality will be difficult to

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