We Should All Be Feminists

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In the transcript, “We should all be feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the author explores several stories in her life that contain gender issues about sexuality, gender inequality and double standard, which show that the idea of feminists is still needed in present-day. Over time the gender issue has cause a grave injustice. This essay wills examines the conception of norms about double standard, gender inequality, and sexuality from Adichie life. It wills portrayal norms issues about gender to realize certain matter a long history that are not important anymore to bring a positive change. The double standard is a different moral structure that often applied to men and women. To not expect too much from men, that the idea of men as savage beings without any control is somehow acceptable but for women, it is to feel guilty. That woman cannot enjoy herself as sexual being like man does. Example, Adichie relates to know a young woman who has so much pressure from family, friends and from work to get married. An older woman who is unmarried, our society sees her as someone who has personal issues and failure. However, an older man, who is unmarried, the society sees him has someone who has just not makes a choice. As Adichie explains, “We don’t mind knowing about our sons’ girlfriends. But our daughters’ boyfriends forbid it. But when the time is right, we expect those girls to bring the perfect man to be their husbands. We police girls.” This double standards are

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