Essay on Gender Inequality Still Exists in Modern Society

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The search for equality between men and women is fuelling a never ending war between genders. There are still doubts that women are not equal to men; even though people try to convince themselves otherwise, we are faced with day to day situations that prove that women are not equal to men. For example: working in a men’s environment, doing as you please with your sexuality and segregation by nature. Though most men have full respect for women, there is still a lot of conflict in the male perception of the real role a woman plays in our day to day lifestyle and if indeed we are equal. As the teenager that I am, I’ve come to realize that women are not equal to men. As a woman, I’ve been segregated from the “roles” of what a woman should…show more content…
On a personal level I’ve had to deal with the inequalities of our genders. For example, a male with more than one girlfriend is viewed as a “player” and not with a negative connotation. On the other hand, a female with more than one male partner is viewed as a “slut” or a “whore”. This is a world wide subject that seems to get “better” as the years go by but unfortunately it doesn’t seem to have an end. I have seen several court cases where the husband is suing the wife for adultery when he in fact had done the same thing. Being the mother, society views it as its worst. Having said that it directly proves the point of how a woman’s perspective should be. As I drove myself home thinking of ideas to complete my essay, I heard on one of the popular radio stations a new music hit called “Can’t Hold Us Down” by Christina Aguilera. The world wide song agrees with my opinion on equality between genders: “So what am I not supposed to have an opinion, Should I keep quiet just because I’m a woman?” This short sentence expresses how women feel the difference between the male and the female gender. The song being played world wide and becoming a top hit makes me realize that most women find meaning in the words of the song therefore relate to it. Yet if you look at some songs by rappers in particular, you see a different message. In comparison to the way we were before, we are a lot more equal than our ancestors. It has changed out through the years. For
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