Women 's Roles Of Women During The United States Essay

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Oppression has been around for a long time since the start of the United States, and there are still modern day “bird cages” that trap individuals into certain duties. A “bird cage” of oppression in today’s world is the role of women in the US. Women back in the day were seen as the weaker gender that stayed at home, cooked food, and took care of kids. Now in 2015, not much has changed in the minds of America. There has still not been a female president, it is hard to climb the ranks in the military as a female, and many more underrated roles of women. The bars or barriers of the “bird cage” start with the biology of each gender. Naturally men tend to be taller and wider than women, basically guys are bigger than girls. Males dominant every sporting event, because they are seen as more athletic and entertaining, while the females are given a lot less credit for their effort as well as a smaller salary. Thankfully women actually sparked a huge recognition in 2015 with the US women’s soccer team winning the gold in this years world wide soccer tournament. A upcoming household name is Ronda Rousey, a female mixed martial artist for the UFC, who many believe can take on males in the ring. Rousey is currently the highest paid fighter in the organization she fights in, so women are capable of matching and even out doing men in physical activities. Women are not weaker than men, because of the genes they were born with. The second barrier is culture and traditions. In many other…

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