Gender Equality And Women's Roles In American Society

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Anything you can do, I can do better. I can do anything, better than you!” shouts Annie. In American societies, since the nineteenth-century, society has created a vivid image of gender-specific roles that defines feminine and masculine. In fact, even cultures and traditions can have an influence on certain beliefs that shape gender roles. Historically, the women’s right movement secured equality through judicial laws; however, society still have gaps that never close between gender equality. Equality has been long fought especially by feminists, but it is still questionable to how equality has truly achieved in society.
Most men have a set description of the role women should portray in society. Our country never had a female president, but there are possibilities of having one in the near future. Maria Puente argues how some individuals question the role of the first lady of the United States who is Michelle Obama. For example, most “Americans don’t exactly know what they want from a first lady,” (Puente). With that being said,
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Thus, gender roles have impacted the way our society is shaped; however, there still tends to maintain a hiatus that never closes up even after placing laws as well as amendments. Today both gender plays almost the same role in life which creates equality and keeps discrimination out as well as make life less complicated without restrictions and boundaries. With that being said, gender-specific roles are not necessarily essential to modern society; it is the way people need to accept the fact women are definitely equal to men. In the hope that equality still remains in society, individuals should always remember that both men and women may be different in gender, but both sexes are human beings that are considered to be equal in

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