Gender And Gender Roles And Social Media

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The idea of gender and gender roles has always been a debate in society. Gender and gender roles are shaping our perspective of humans. The way people act towards other people can sometimes be because of their gender. People are not born knowing their gender roles in society. Instead they develop their gender roles as they grow up. Our environments and social media are the ones who develop gender roles. Many people develop different stereotypes towards humans depending on their gender. For example, women are seen as soft and feminine and men are viewed as the dominate ones based on how social media portray women. Women until this day are not receiving their rights as women. Gender stereotypes causes many women to be discriminated against, women …show more content…
Woman are asked to be beautiful, there put pressure on to be more feminine. Women go through a hard time to be what there portrayed as by social media. Women are viewed by social medial as sexual items instead of human beings. Women are always viewed partly clothed on TVs and magazines. Social media portrays women’s as sexualized objects in ads in order to grab the viewer’s attention. Which leads many misunderstanding in todays society to why women should look the same way as their portrayed by social media. Social media even uses women’s bodies as sexually objects to buy and sell objects. Images in social media today project an unrealistic and a dangerous view of feminine beauty that can have a powerful influence on the way women view themselves and on how others view …show more content…
People treat and are treated differently based on their gender. Lots of things shape peoples view when it come to gender and gender roles. Most humans developed stereotypes towards gender and gender roles based on how their parents brought them up. Many people develop their perspective on women based on how women are being discriminated, how the environment views women, and also how social media portrays women. Most woman until this day are still not receiving their rights as human beings. When is there ever going equality between men and

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