What can individuals do & what can society itself do to minimize the effects of gender on opportunity?
Gender inequality exists in many places, including the workplace, in occupational choices & salaries. It also exists in families, particularly when culture & traditions are influences. What can individuals do & what can society itself do to minimize the effects of gender on opportunity?
Contrast to popular belief, sex is a biological construct, and gender is a social construct specifying the roles men and women are to follow to be accepted into society as “normal”. The effects of gender roles have had on women have proved harmful over the decades. Over the years, gender inequality has been witnessed in different parts of the society including homes, schools, workplaces and even political leadership. What is often forgotten is that gender is a societal construct and does not have effect on individual performance. This essay seeks to analyze the role of individuals and the society at large with regards to ending this menace.