Gender Inequality In John Nepal

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I come from a male dominant society in Nepal, where gender inequality is one of the obstructing factors for further development. I have been a witness to how men and women are discriminated by society, and how parents are biased against daughters. They send their sons to school to attain education whereas they compel their daughters to perform household chores or assign them as servants in other’s houses. In “Ways of Seeing,” John Berger states, “The way we see things is affected by what we know or what we believe.” Our knowledge and belief in something affects our vision. My experience of patriarchal society informs my vision of issues of gender discrimination now. I cannot express how I actually feel, but the bias that the public has towards the female gender at once interests and disturbs me a lot. Even though there are steps being taken to abolish gender imbalance, gender discrimination is a major contemporary social problem in the world, especially in the underdeveloped nations.
In countries like India and Nepal certain practices clearly show to what extent are men regarded as
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This makes the viewers go back in time and try to re-live the ancient times. It can be acknowledged that women were and are still treated as second-class citizens. The public’s perception about the abolishment of gender inequality due to the start of the modern era is just a myth. Therefore, looking at this situation of women in the society, I feel it is necessary to raise awareness amongst the public and educate them about the need of providing a physical and mental existence to women. As, to make a revolution the combined efforts of each individual is required. Just a single and one-time effort from a non-governmental or an international organization is not adequate in order for the change to become

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