Women 's Impact On Gender Inequality Essay

1666 Words May 23rd, 2016 7 Pages
In the 21st century, today, the media makes us believe that we are coming closer to solving gender inequality. We often hear how more women are getting educated and coming out of college with high degrees. Many women go into work fields that were originally dominated by men. The image of strong and dependent women is more common among society. Most notable, women are starting to lead many parts of the world both politically and economically. Examples of positive women image include Hillary Clinton, First Lady of U.S, Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsico and Park Geun Hye, president of South Korea. However, in reality, gender inequality is still a big issue for women. Behind the positive image that the media and society often blind us with, there are still many women who suffer from gender inequality ranging from areas such as the work fields, social positions and education. There are many women who still face judgements based on their gender and stared at with eyes of disapproval. Therefore, I want to make it clear that despite how society tries to popularize the idea that women are doing better in society, a large population of women whether it is in the U.S or somewhere around the world, are still suffering from gender inequality.

The biggest issue with gender inequality is that society often fails to recognize the status and rights of women. In America, gender inequality is less prominent and in any case of gender inequality, it is rarely recognized because society tends to…

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