Pt. 2 #6 Another injustice that she reacts to and uses her powers is when she sees a woman who is in a predicament that involves gender inequality. In that kind of issue she uses her mind reading power to determine what the male is saying.
The fact that once you type "women shouldn't" in the search engine your sentence is completed with "rights, vote, work or box" shows how individuals feel about women. These are popular topics that people look for when researching women. Women are just as strong, intelligent, and athletic as men so we deserve the right to vote, work, and even box. Our sex should not limit us from things we can and can not do.
The Equal Pay Act that Kennedy signed in 1963 prohibited “discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce.” Yet a half century later, in the first three months of 2012, women still earned only 82.2 percent of what men earned. That’s comparing the “usual median weekly earnings” of full-time employees. Comparing annual pay of full-time, year-round workers, women earned only 77 percent of what men earned in…
Dubai’s teen eco-warrior: ‘It was preordained that I'd take care of mother earth’
This article is about a teen in Dubai that was inspired by Wangari Maathai’s efforts with the greenbelt movement. This connects to chapter 6 because it is women getting involved with our environment and topics such as climate change and global warming. Basu also recognizes the gender inequality in these efforts and has included it in part of her vision in achieving a sustainable world. The organization she started works with Maathai’s organization ‘The Greenbelt Movement.’
Men have also been bombarded with ideals of what we should look like. What many people fail to realize is that men have just a hard with their body image as women do. In many ways men and women are different, when it comes to body image I think a great case could be made for the side that thinks we are fighting the same battles.