Gender Inequality By Nelson Mandela Essay

835 Words Aug 19th, 2016 4 Pages
Nelson Mandela once said "as long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest." The inequality and discrimination facing this generation is both appalling and disturbingly present in every day life. Discrimination is something that the world faces everyday, and while we are at the apex of a civil rights movement that is inclusive on a massive scale, it still finds its way into of each our lives. Gender inequality, racial inequality, and sexual inequality are only few ways that our generation faces discrimination. Gender inequality presents itself in a variety of ways, from a catcall on the street to lawsuits being filed over a bosses behavior in the workplace. While those are a select two well known instances of gender inequality, it runs much deeper. Gender inequality spans the the transgender spectrum as well, causing an uproar in present day society. Transgender rights have been a debate for years but have only recently become a focal point. Transgender people are entitled to the rights that cisgender people have without question, such as using the bathroom of their choice and having federal documents changed to the pronouns and name of their choice. While transgender rights are an issue currently on todays table, womens rights are relevant to the gender equality movement as well. Women are attacked, raped, and murdered because of society 's expectations and limitations that are placed upon them. Body rights are a topic…

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