The Inequality Between Men And Women Based Solely On Gender

1025 Words Nov 9th, 2015 5 Pages
A problem that has plagued our world for centuries is the inequality between men and women based solely on gender. This dilemma is one that occurs across every continent and has been the subject of many riots, protests, and discussions since the early centuries. Gender inequality can happen in any setting, time, and place. However, gender inequality is highly likely inside the workplace. Many employers discriminate against woman and sometimes then do not even know that what they are saying or doing is considered discrimination. Gender inequality in the workplace happens during the interview process, after being hired, and it can be seen through the use of pay discrimination and sexual harassment. An interview for a new job can be one of the most stressful experiences one can have. As a woman, when getting ready for an interview you must constantly be aware of how you are presenting yourself. You must be aware of how you dressed and how you look. Do I look professional enough? Is my short too low? Is wearing my hair down a sign that I don’t take my job seriously? These are all questions that plague the minds of millions of woman as they begin to enter the workforce. It doesn’t help the nerves when you go in to an interview and the interviewer discriminates you because you are a woman. An article in Ms. Magazine entitled “Why Is It Still Legal to Profile Working Moms?” discusses this complex case. Author Hope Wabuke states, “Countless women report being asked if they have…

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