The Gender Inequality Between Men And Women

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Over 200,000 years ago, when humans first entered this earth, to now, 2016, we have gone through an overwhelming amount of discrimination against race, gender, and sexuality. Jews were put in ovens and burned alive. African American slaves were whipped and beaten senseless after spending endless hours doing slave work and obeying their owners’ demands. Gays and homosexuals were tormented and told that they can not marry the love of their life because it is “not right” and it is not what the Bible “says to do”. And even after 200,000 years of human existence, after the Jews were freed, the African Americans were no longer known as property, and gays were allowed to marry each other, one would think that we can now live in peace. That we can all live our own lives, while accepting everyone for their differences and imperfections. But …show more content…
The gender gap between men and women is a lot wider than people tend to think. Overall, women’s incomes are 61% of men’s. Sadly, there is discrimination against women that is far more serious and dangerous than the difference of incomes between men and women. Discrimination against women is extremely common, but in some countries, there are laws prohibiting women to perform every day tasks. For example, in Saudi Arabia, women are not allowed to drive cars, or even ride bikes. This country is currently trying to find a way to transport 367,000 girls to and from schools on buses that are only driven by men. Also, in Lebanon, women are prohibited from filing for a divorce under any circumstance. Gender inequality is a global social justice issue that needs to be dealt with immediately. Throughout this paper, I am going to provide various ongoing gender inequality issues in Africa and Asia. There are possible solutions to this hateful prejudice, but it would require everyone to accept people for their uncontrolled differences, and ultimately come together as

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