Sex Discrimination And Discrimination

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Kyle Eagleston
Professor Brogan
Title IX People are constantly making mistakes and avoiding certain responsibilities. Mainly minor responsibilities can be avoided and unanswered, but major ones need to be questioned and brought to attention in order for them to be dealt with. Sex discrimination is one of those mistakes that people are constantly making. It isn’t happening as much as it used to in the past, but it is still occurring in our education system, employment, housing, and even in something as small as credit. There are large episodes in past time that we are able to track down and see examples of sex discrimination towards females, especially in education. From as early as birth, women are being discriminated against just because they are supposedly inferior to men. This was all put to a stop when Title IX was formed. Title IX’s main objective is “to protect people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. The motto that we follow is “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance”. Title IX was passed as a law by Richard Nixon in 1972, and was created within the Education Amendments by Congress. It also consisted of two benefactors, Birch Bayh from the Senate, and Edith Green from the House
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