Hanna Rosin believes that we are equal, but in reality we are placed where men want us to be placed. Even though women have progressed and advanced their knowledge through time and have been placed in higher positions, it does not mean that we are equal. Since the beginning of time, women were seen as inferior to men, their voice or their needs did not matter, and in some countries today it has not changed. There is evidence that demonstrates that women are treated unequally in today’s society and it is demonstrated through the glass ceiling, politics and salaries. In the workforce, a man and a woman can be working in the same department in the same position, however, women are paid less than men. In salary comparisons, women make seventy-seven cents for every dollar a man makes. It is astonishing to know that although “ It ...
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... story, we learn that Hanna Rosin’s statement that women are overtaking men is false because if it were true many countries would adapt to the women becoming more than a housemaid or sex slave.
In society we want to believe in “Locke’s assumption that human beings are naturally free, equal, and independent” (Wolff 178). However, this assumption is not true because through history and through old customs women were considered free, and yet they were under the submission of their spouses. The only reason women obtained their true independence was when women were fighting for equality. So how is it possible that if we have acquired the position of man why is it that women are still fighting for equality in and out of the workplace? This is because “In no domain has women ever really had her chance that is why many women today demand a new status” (Wolff 183).
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