Sexism And Gender Inequality

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A cultural problem is how sexual abuse affects our society in the form of gender inequality, prostitution, and sexism. Women are often the ones faced with sexual abuse but hardly seen as the victims. Their voices are not taken seriously just for being women. Men have thought that they can do as they please because of the way women are portrayed. Many women never speak out on what happened because of the fear of what would happen if they did. Gender inequality is the idea and situation that women and men are not equal. In the United States as in many other societies, gender relationships are changing and inequalities between men and women are questioned everywhere. It is both a moral and economic imperative that is shifting in reverse. The…show more content…
What people do not see is “ small” things like this can lead to something much more serious if we do not do anything about it. A big problem that is often overlooked but is caused by the fact men do not see us as equal is prostitution. Some women get into prostitution because they want to whereas others are forced into it. Adults, teens, and even children are victims of prostitution and many can not speak out on the topic.
Prostitution is a problem many girls fall for daily. As mentioned in the documentary, “ A path appears” many men sweet talk the girls to get them to trust the men and then take them into sex trafficking. Pimps go for the girls who are more insecure because they are easier to fall for their tricks and they take advantage of that.Girls have nowhere to go to because police do not give them the help they need. Their voices are not credible in the eyes of the law and part of it has to do with the simple fact of being
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It comes in different ways such as gender inequality, prostitution, and sexism. Sexual abuse has been increasing as a cultural problem everyday and still gets overlooked. In the essay Why Looks Are the Last Bastion of Discrimination Rhode states, “Borgata babe’ cocktail waitress went from a size 4 to a size 6 because of a thyroid condition… requested a larger uniform, she was turned down ‘Borgata babes don’t go up in size’ she was told (unless)... they had breast implants” ( Rhode 247). Sexual abuse relates to the essay Why Looks are the Last Bastion of Discrimination, as Rhode gives us a real life example of what is happening on a daily basis. Comparatively, the restaurant did not care that her appearance was changing because of a thyroid condition as the only thing they cared about was her looking good for the customers. As stated earlier they were more concerned over her image because she was being seen as a sexual object primarily for men instead of as a person dealing with a real life problem. Sexual abuse has always been and will always be a problem in our society. However, there are ways in which we can learn to handle it. Showing ourselves as empowering women and girls can show men and society that we are more than just sexual objects and we do not deserve to be

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