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Gender, Political, And Economic Equality Of The Sexes

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In the words of the famous Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “a feminist is a person who believes in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.” I believe that though some might argue that ever since women got the right to vote men and women have been equal, it simply is not so and it is evident in so many different aspects, from a parent 's desire to abort a fetus when they learn the gender is female to the unequal pay in the U.S. working class between the genders. In all societies men and women have different gender identities assigned to them from birth which include, but are not limited to differences in dress and actions, social responsibilities, and of course job roles. We live in a world where a man is ridiculed for taking his wife 's last name or in the case of my mother, the cost of choosing to hyphenate her last name with my fathers is for her to be singled out and marked as a red flag by United States airport security every time she travels. We are systematically ingrained to hold men and women to different standards and roles which then expands into the workforce, creating inequality because in the fight for the same role the men will eventually dominate over the women. Gender inequality in the workplace is a very common, important social and economical issue that has been around for many years and, at today 's rate, will be around for the next one hundred years.
There are many dangers worldwide that a person might be exposed to, but
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