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hould Women have equal rights to Men?

Men and women should have equal rights in the areas of speech, education, respect and the right to vote. They should be given their rights so that they have the same social, economical and political status as men.

It has been a cultural belief of many regions that women exist to be housewives and mothers; these beliefs give women limited roles. They are considered inferior to men in terms of intellect; this has underestimated women's talents leaving them with a 'label of inferiority'. The belief that women are inferior to men is no more a 'label' of inferiority for women; it has also affected their lives and actually made them inferior. These women do not seek to be superior to men, nor do they want to work eight or ten hours a day like men, they only seek to get the right to get educated and to be considered respectable in the society. They want to participate in politics and in other activities related to business so that they can work to their full potential.

In male oriented societies, where sexism is the base of getting one's rights, women are deprived of education and due to their lack of knowledge; they are unable to challenge the difficulties they face society and work for themselves. They cannot get respectable jobs, being illiterate prevents them from taking part in politics or other social activities. It is not that these women are not gifted with the brains like that of men or they are not as talented as them. They may even be more intelligent than many of the men, but their intelligence is veiled behind the curtains of sexism, so is their talent.

In the World War 1 when soldiers from all around Europe had to leave their countries in order to defend their regions, it were women, who took charge of making weapons thus taking care of their children and houses in their husbands' absence. This prominent incident in history proves that women are not only capable of housekeeping and childbearing, but they...
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