Why We Should Be Feminist Essay

1134 Words Apr 17th, 2016 5 Pages
Why We Should All Be Feminist Did you know things that can effect how much women are paid each year, according to an article by the Huntington Post, are things such as petitioning for restraining orders against abusers, or simply working for man, or having the same amount of college education as a man? Did you know that, according to USA Today, your mother, sister, girlfriend, wife could potentially be the one in 5 women who are raped in the U.S. every day and that they could be considered responsible for it? Did you know that if you are a male, if you report a sexual assault to the police, according to Global Briefing, you could be apart of the 25% of men whose reports are never even looked at? Let 's begin to break this down. Until you start researching things that effect the wage gap, you really don 't know how many things there is. Once of those is petitioning for restraining orders against abusers. A 2015 study that looked at 4,000 women who had petitioned for a civil restraining order between January 1996 and December 1999 found that women lose anywhere between $300 to $1,000 dollars in the year after seeking court assistance.
Another thing is working for a man. In a 2014 study of 23,000 high-level corporate employees, researchers found that officers got paid less if the CEO of the company was of the opposite gender. However, women suffered the most, since older male CEOs had the greatest propensity to differentiate on the basis of sex.・On average, female…

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