Essay about Gender Inequality By Robert Sen

1358 Words May 9th, 2016 6 Pages
The second article I chose was by Sen, A. He wrote it in 2001. The journal is called The Many Faces of Gender Inequality. The journal page numbers are between 466 and 477. The main topic being addressed in this journal is the topic of gender inequality. The author believes that there are many forms of gender inequality in the world we live in today. In this journal there are seven types of gender inequalities that the author elaborates on. The first type of gender inequality that is talked about in the article is this form of inequality the author calls “Morality Inequality” (Sen 466). Morality inequality has to do with the death of women. The death rate of females is higher than the death rates of males in some cultures. Some cultures don’t take as good of care of women as they do of men in those cultures. (Sen 2001). The second type of gender inequality that is talked about in the article is this form of inequality the author calls “Natality Inequality” (Sen 446). Natality inequality is when a couple how are expecting a baby, hope that the baby will be a boy. They only want a boy. The thought of having a girl is nonexistent (Sen 2001). The third type of gender inequality that is talked about in the article is this form of inequality the author calls “Basic-Facility Inequality” (Sen 467). The idea behind basic facility inequality, is that girls have less of an opportunity to go to school than boys. There is also a lack of encouragement towards girls about their…

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