qualifications. As the values of people’s rights are progressively acknowledged and gender
discrimination poses serious problems to their rights, people become more inclined to resolving
the issue of gender discrimination. Sexism is an oppression forming based on an individual’s
education background, and such beliefs are entrenched in the mindset of people’s in patriarchal
driven society. Those beliefs make up a complex issue that still exists evidently in every society.
Therefore, there are numerous organizations worldwide that have been making efforts to prevent
the occurrence of such discrimination. For instance, the United Nations Entity for Gender
Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is a United Nations entity entitling to
the empowerment of women and gender equality. Another organization is National Coalition for
Men (NCFM), which primarily focuses on resolving the impacts of gender discrimination on
men’s rights. While UN Women underscores how achieving the empowerment of women would
advance gender equality, NCFM states that gender-based expectations on men are the origin of
gender discrimination and such expectations should be omitted. Through the different
approaches to the issue of gender equality, both stakeholders should consider mitigating the
severity of gender discrimination by disregarding gender-based expectations on men and women,
and promoting both genders’ participation in the society equally.
On one hand, UN Women is an influential organization that makes considerable
contributions to eliminating discrimination against women and empowering the rights of women.
UN Women establishes three main missions for the p...
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...ning towards one gender involving in the traditional roles of another
Given the repercussions of gender discrimination on human rights, both stakeholders are
in need to overcome their differences in the concentration of their missions and their priorities
towards audience of different genders. With the analysis of their conflicts, UN Women and
NFCM should work towards advancing gender equality by excluding gender-based expectations
on social and occupational positions as well as influencing the mindsets of the public about
sexism. The elimination of gender-based expectations is one of the contemporary methods that
help address gender discrimination. Yet, the achievement of gender equality and its outcomes
depend on the willingness to corporate between UN Women and NFCM, and the consideration
for further research about the progression of gender discrimination.
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