The Problem Of Gender Inequality

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The Women’s March on the 21st of January 2017, 5 million men and women protesting to advocate legislation and policies regarding women’s rights, LGBTQ rights and racial equality. These people are revealing a problem that at least affects billions of people worldwide. The problem of gender inequality. Most people don’t consider gender inequality to be a genuine problem, to be exact more than 60% of the people don’t believe that there is gender inequality or a wage gap. So why is it that gender inequality gets associated with feminism and why do so many people neglect the problem of inequality?

To understand the problem of gender inequality it is essential to know what it exactly means. Gender inequality states the fact that men and women aren’t
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This is because feminists strive to get away with the differences between men and women. Unlike many people think, feminism was not put into existence to bring men down. A lot of men feel attacked by feminism because they are afraid that women will become superior to men or that feminists only want to devaluate men in order to get better themselves. Like Emma Watson said in her speech on gender inequality at the UN, “I have realised that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to…show more content…
“We want to end gender inequality—and to do that we need everyone to be involved.” When we work as one force to change the norms and values of society that cause gender inequality. With government-sponsored initiatives and organisations aimed to reduce the gender gap, people can cooperate to face the problems that come along when trying to abolish this problem. They can work out solutions like; free education for girls in third world countries, a women’s quota in certain fields of work, establishing equal wages and free skill trainings for women. Most importantly our mindset has to change, men are not superior to women. In the end, there is only one thought that counts; whether you are male, female or queer, we are all humans and we are all

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