Are Women Equal

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Are women equal?
Mrs. Knudson
Samantha Waselenko
November, 2011

Table of Contents
Page 1…………………………………………………………….. Title Page
Page 2…………………………………………………………….. Table of Contents
Page 3…………………………………………………………….. Introduction/ The Work Place
Page 4…………………………………………………………….. Family
Page 5……………………………………………………………… Education
Page 6……………………………………………………………… Politics
Page 7……………………………………………………………… Conclusion
Page 8……………………………………………………………… Bibliography

Women haven’t been equal in our society since the world began. Men have always been dominate in every sector of society. They dominate the home life, work and also politics. Women have been put under men and have had this image of being homeward bound, raising the kids, and cleaning the house. Men have always been the strong figures, who make all the decisions and that go to work and expect supper to be on the table when they get home. Our society still is this way in most cases because that just is simply one of the traditions of the old life that we still stick to. Women do have jobs now, but we still are misrepresented in most big sectors of society including work, education and politics.

The biggest factor of women being unequal is in the work place. In the olden days women never had to go to work and now they are forced to, so that bills can be managed. In some work places women are still treated as the lesser class and are made to do jobs that men wouldn’t want to. (Referred to “Pink Getto Jobs”) Men are usually trained to do the tougher jobs such as oil rigs, trucking, and construction. When a woman is placed in this environment, it is normal for her to be judged as weak and insecure. Women in most cases are stronger not only mentally but physically as well. This is not to say that women are not allowed to be involved in these careers, but when they display the incentive to go into these fields of work, they are automatically...
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