The Existence Of Sexism Against Women

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Sexism is the discrimination based on sexes that can be directed to both men and women. However, sexism against women are more common in society throughout history (Oxford University Press 2010). Started from the ideology behind witchcraft that only existed in women in early days , sexism still exists today, about a thousand years later. Today’s sexism is represented through the limitation of rights, education, health care and the insane number of violence as well as assault towards women. For instance, only 79.7% of women who are 15 and over are literate compared to 88.6% of men (CIA). These statistics is an illustration of the existence of sexism in which women in developing countries are not allowed to be educated due to discrimination.
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