In the current era of globalization, recognized or not, the role of women in society is enormous. Along with the development of the era, the role of women is getting bigger in various fields. But most societies consider that women’s emancipation and gender equality are two things in common. In fact, women’s emancipation and gender equality are two different things.
Emancipation means granting the right duly granted to a person to which the rights were previously deprived of them. In the past, women’s right to attend school was ignored. Gender equality is a condition whereby men and women are rights (law) and conditions (quality of life) are the same. In the sense that women and men are equal in law, are equally entitled to the education, equally worthy of a decent life, have the right to work, and so on. In this article, we will discuss how societies view gender equality, how gender equality in education and the world of work, will also be discussed how Cynicism views gender equality.
General Public Views on Gender Equality
Today’s society is well aware of gender equality. But in our society in general, there is a view which assumes that men are higher and whose existence is more valuable than women. Men are considered stronger, more able to be leaders. While women are weak people who have to submit to men. In many cases, men are more likely to develop than women. It is these things that make gender equality difficult to undertake. One of the most frequent or easiest examples is the way parents educate their children. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome says to their son, “Boys can not cry if you cry means you’re a girl.” Or a parent who says to his daughter “The girl should be polite if you speak … Read More ...