In a given situation, say you’re driving down the road and the driver ahead of you is hugging the edge of the street, misses a turn and has to turn around, forgets to use a blinker, or commits some sort of driving mistake that you notice. Eventually the road turns into two lanes and you’re able to pull into the left lane and get ahead of the other driver. As you accelerate past the other car, you glance over and realize that the driver happens to be a woman. “Typical” you think to yourself. This situation is known as a stereotype. It is specifically, a stereotype stating that women are bad... [+] Read more
My interest in this topic involves the stereotypical view on gender and which role they should play in society. It is immoral for someone to say that girls must do this and boys must do that simply because of what gender they are. Of course there are things that are specific to each gender, but to each their own! Let someone do whatever they’d prefer.
Nhamoyebonde, Loverage, 2012. “Gender Equality Begins At Home.” The Herald (Harare), September 2012.
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