The Fight For Gender Inequality Essay

854 Words Oct 10th, 2016 4 Pages
The Fight to Resolve Gender Inequality

Social issues affect our everyday lives; most issues American’s are unaware about, while others are constantly in our thoughts. Everyone thinks different about different issues in America but the issue with gender inequality can’t be denied. Gender inequality in America and other countries as well is a constant fighting battle, unfair rights, unequal pay and benefits, and lack of respect towards woman in general. Just knowing that gender inequality exist isn’t enough, something has to be done, there has to be a fight for woman’s rights. Organizations like Association for Women 's Rights in Development (AWID) and Equality Now are constantly fighting the battle for gender inequality. These organizations are continuously spreading awareness of the issues; fighting to resolves the issue and assembling together to eliminate the struggle woman have in society today. The problem with making people aware of gender inequality is the constant biased or inaccurate information in the media. “The interactionist perspective on media is that the media tells us what they want to and hides from us what they want to, creating what we think is reality while we are actually unaware of the facts”(Leon-Gurrero, 2015). This is where the organizations come into play, there designed to ensure the people know the facts and can help with a resolution. Association for Women’s Right in Development (AWID) is an international feminist organization. Their goal is…

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