Gender Inequality In The Middle East

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Gender Inequality is defined by the Trust Women foundation as the “disparity in status, power and prestige between people who identify as women and men”. In more general terms, gender equality occurs when women and men have equal treatment and rights in political, religious, economic, and social matters. This is the aim of the United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states the code of conduct for equality in law, politics, religion, and social affairs. Gender Inequality is a persistent problem across the globe that has brought many countries to economic failure and social problems. Out of the regions in the world, the most pressing gender inequality issues reside in the middle east.
Gender inequality is prevalent in every
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Men are genetically wired with a stronger body than women 's bodies, and research points to this as a potential reason that led the cavemen to believe that their strength over women made them superior. Furthermore, in caveman societies childbearing was looked down upon, for during the time the women was pregnant and nursing her child, she is unable to work and in the caveman’s eyes considered useless, merely an impediment. I find it surprising that a woman’s responsibility of raising children didn’t deem respectable in the eyes of early societies. The reason why gender inequality is prevalent in the middle east today is due to the pre-existing beliefs in the society. These beliefs are rooted in most cultures in the middle east and reinforced by the political, religious, social, and economic systems that are currently suppressing women’s …show more content…
What this basically does it sets up a whole group of people who use less of their brain, and overtime will evolve to be an intellectually inferior race of humans. Women’s DNA makes up half of their children’s DNA, which will affect not only women’s intelligence, but male’s as well. If our species is to continue to develop and prosper intellectually and continue the advancement of technology and ideas, then we must eradicate Gender Inequality. Taking it back to the 2000s, the lack of educated women in countries with high rates of gender inequality will totally deplenish the economy. Deprived women= deprived economy. If half of the population (women) are not working, the economy is destined to suffer. On the flipside, if more women are given a decent education and working becomes more of a socially acceptable occurrence in the middle east, the economy will prosper and the poverty blanket will be lifted quite a

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