Mill Women's Equality

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Women also called “second sex” have always been viewed as an inferior personage in regard of man, and they have also been excluded from many activities which could have emancipated them and made them more self- independent. In order for women to have legal equality, they should not only be given the right of education and freedom of speech, but also the rights to vote and to be regarded as equal as men in politic, in economic and in financial domains. As John Stuart Mill affirms in Women’s Realities, Women’s Choices: An introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies,’’ Women ought to be able to own property, to vote, to attend schools and colleges, and to enter into any profession they deemed qualified for.” In this terms, Mill asserts the importance of the attribution of those…show more content…
That image of women can be changed if affirmative action is reinforced and allowed qualified employees who have been discriminated against to get a job. Also, the gap of pay between men and women is a concrete example of inequality between them. For example, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, in 2015, women with a full time jobs made only 80 cents for every dollar earned by men. Women work as harder as men, and they should deserve to have equal pay. Women at work should be allowed to progress at the same pace as men and should also be respected. Furthermore, women are subject to domestic violence, sexual harassment and rape. In order to reduce or banned those troubles that torment women more effectively, laws should be passed. Also, equality of women within their family requires a sharing of responsibilities between members of the family. Women should not be the only one responsible for domestic chore, taking care of their children and parents. Therefore, they should get support from their
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