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Equality Between Men and Women

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Equality is a concept mankind never is able to grasp correctly. Of course humans will always search for different solutions to create fairness, but factors such as human greed, ignorance of mass populations, and even biological aspects stagnates the process of equality. The oldest and most relevant discussion on equality lies with the difference of sex; man versus woman. Initially, men, because of their physical superiority, were given the prospects many women never even dreamt to have. Conversely, as time has progressed, women have fought this unfair treatment with demands of suffrage and similar rights to those of their male equivalents. Greatly enough, this generation has done an exceptional job in the challenge of overcoming sexism and inequality. However, will this search for equality ever end? When can we say we have created an equal race of men and women? The fact of the matter is that it is truly impossible to have equality between the sexes because of predisposed circumstances that are not easily controllable in the slightest bit.

Defining Equality

Before trying to discover if men and women can share equality, a clear definition of “equality” should be established. According to Dictionary.com, “equality” is defined as “the state or quality in being uniform in operation or effect; correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability.” So what is the significance of the definition of equality to gender equality? How does the word affect the question asked? Overall, this changes what exactly men and women can be equal in, which includes rankings, abilities, and opportunities whether that be in education, the work force, or in any other environment.

Equality in Sports

Throughout all sports organizations ranging...

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