Sexual Equality In Hong Kong Case Study

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Sexual equality (also named as gender equality) is what western countries pay attention to. Gender equality does not mean women and men must become the same but the fairness of treatment for women and men is needed, according to their respective needs. Different from the western, Chinese does not focus on sexual equality. That is the reason why Chinese countries always having a lot of genders inequality problems. In Hong Kong, there are not as much as cases of gender equality but there are numbers of the problem about Gender stereotype. A gender stereotype is referred to the fixed and inflexible characterizations of a particular gender group-male or female. For example, the boy must be active and girl must be silent. This kind of issue mostly…show more content…
Recently, the society especially the social media always promote that the misconception about boys needs to be strong and force enough and for girls need to be super-skinny. In the television or even the advertisement, a boy that is full of muscle and a skinny girl is always shown in it. In the fashion magazine, the models are skinny and beautiful that make the citizens think that being skinny is how a female should look like. For the sake of being skinny, the female started to do something that is absurd like go on a diet, taking medications without a doctor's prescription. In order to build up muscle male just having protein food for their meals. This will cause a malnutrition and lower self-esteem. The reason why advertisement conducts a gender stereotype is that there is no explicit regulation of sexism or gender stereotyping in advertising. Gender stereotype really brings in lots of negative impacts to refrain from this some strategy should be…show more content…
For example, the Hong Kong Government can enact legislation for banning advertisement and magazines only using those super skinny models. Enacting law is achievable it can be proved since France had a law passed in 2015 and it really brings out effectiveness. Besides banning extremely skinny models Government can also strictly to examine the social media not to preaching skinny is the beauty this kind of mindset. Moreover, Government can allocate adequate resources for programs targeting the elimination of gender stereotypes by holding campaigns and educational curriculum development. People in different walks of life need a stringent and corrective education curriculum by teaching with a special educational tool. Besides the government, social media can also give assistance to the society. Refrain from giving gender straitjacket but to give a correct mindset. The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) have said that gender stereotype is at the root of overt and covert, direct and indirect, and recurrent gender discrimination. If this problem is still not handled that only bring cons to both sexual. The recipe for overcoming gender stereotypes is the public need to change their customary
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