Discrimination Against Women in the United States Essay

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All around the world people are being discriminated; some are discriminated because of their race, while others are because of their gender, such as women. In today world, it is no different than it was 10,000 years ago. Women are still sold into prostitution, forced to marry someone they don’t love, have no right for abortion or birth control, have little or no access to education, and have to fully rely on men. This is not fair at all, women should have right’s, they didn’t before here in the United States, but now they do (even though it still exists here). If women can have right’s here in the United States they should be able to else ware. In all discrimination against women is unfair, and unjust, because here in the U.S it is against the law, it affects the economy, and there is really no reason to worry that women would over dominate men.
Title VII form the Civil Rights act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, and gender. However this is not enforced, a report from the department of U.S labor showed that women are paid 72 cents while a man gets paid a dollar. To make this even worse this is 38 years after the equal pay act, another law that is not enforced enough. This act states “No employer having employees subject to any provisions of this section shall discriminate, within any establishment in which such employees are employed, between employees on the basis of sex by paying wages to employees in such…