Inequality Between Men And Women

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The argument that men and women will never be equal is a very difficult question as there are many different views. It is no secret that women were considered ‘beneath’ men but the rise of feminist and equal right groups have made vast progress to close the gaps. But, perhaps what isn’t really considered is the biased or prejudice still faced by both sexes alike. There are laws put in place to secure the level of equality thus gender prejudices have certainly decreased. We, as a society, seem to be very equal at first appearance. But, statistics seem to dictate something different. This is what the essay is exploring, a common question, “do men and women always treated differently?” A woman’s role is to cook and clean and look after the whole family, pre 1960, and it was abnormal to see a family supported by the mother. According to a ‘Good wife Guide’ a woman should ‘try to make sure your home is a place of peace, order and tranquillity where your husband can renew himself in body and spirit. Don't greet him with complaints and problems. Don't complain if he's late home for dinner, or even stays out all night. Count this as minor compared to what he might have gone through that day’. Women generally didn’t lead a fulfilling life as they were very complicit to the men. But, now that has all changed, there really is no surprise that some people still hold the traditional views. The answer to the question, will men and women always is treated differently? It could be as simple as a ‘yes’ or ‘no’. For example, the two sexes have different weight, shape, size and anatomy which may make them better suited for a certain job. Some would argue that refusing someone a job for that reason is discrimination but an employer has to pick the person best suited. Men have greater upper body strength which would make working on a building site easier but if there was a women
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