Does Religion Help Promote and Sustain Gender Inequality?


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Does religion help promote and sustain gender inequality?
Religious identity is strongly divided into an external and an internal component; the former is connected to the social structure in which a person has been raised, and the latter to a personal ideology and system of interpreting the world. In this way, individuals who grow up within a strongly religious environment in which gender roles are both dichotomous and stratified are definitively shaped by these contexts and norms. Gender roles are therefore constructed as a means to help future generations continue to honour a specific religious background and embrace the religion’s normative structure. This essay serves to examine whether religion helps to promote and sustain gender...
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