Feminism, Patriarchy, And Objectification

1217 WordsJul 10, 20155 Pages
For a very long time women have been fighting for a voice of equality within society. Women have been setback to do more feminine jobs such as staying home, childbearing, cooking, and cleaning. Masculine roles have been taken away from women because of their gender. Some people say, “She is not aggressive enough” or “She cannot get the job done” but the truth is that there are women that are just as aggressive and strong as men. Some maybe even stronger. The main concepts of feminism are discrimination, stereotypes, patriarchy, and objectification. Discrimination is the practice of unfairly treating a person or group of people differently from other people or groups of people. This practice towards women is considered inequality towards feminists. An example of discrimination is when a man or woman says to the opposite sex that they are not worthy of doing a particular job. For example, when business ownership mentioned, it is assumed that a male holds that position because that is the way that society has our minds programmed. Just take a look at the White House, a corporation is it own right, and equally a woman has never taken the office presidency because society feels that a man can and will do a better job. The fact of the matter is that women are just as creative, knowledgeable, determined and business savvy as men. for men it would be running a business because women tend to run businesses better because they look at every detail until it is perfect and for men
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