gender equality

The Effect of the Mommy Track and Intersectionality on Gender Equality

            It was clear to me after reading the comments on my previous blog post that I needed to further develop points on topics that I briefly talked about in my last post. Two commentors told me that it would be a good idea to read the articles that they posted in their comments so that I could further develop my points about the two issues. The two issues that the commentors want me to further develop my point on are Intersectionality and the mommy track. To do this I will use the articles that they provided for me to look at, as well as, one or two that I found myself.

The X-Files Reboot Makes ‘Equal Pay’ sound like Area 51

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On January 24th, fans from all over gathered around laptops and TV sets to watch the premiere of The X-Files reboot. After nine seasons of content, which capped off in 2002, “baited breath” was the motto as everyone impatiently awaited the return of their favorite myth-busting duo. And though this revival brings the beloved 90s series into the modern era, it seems that FOX was less than eager to extend the same courtesy to leading lady Gillian Anderson.

Blog Revision

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.

Blog News on Gender Equality

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This article briefly speaks about gender inequality within Zimbabwean families. Its main focuses are the roots of gender inequality and how it springs from what is learned from birth and what’s taught in your me. Not only is it taught but also it is enforced and instilled through the actions of the parents to their kids. The article executes its point on gender equality by talking about the distribution of toys to children. Little girls receive dolls and babies while younger boys receive toy guns, and airplanes. These toys are what instills the child’s future. If one gender is found playing with the opposite gender’s toys then they are beaten and scolded by their parents and siblings.