Feminism: Women still Unequal after all these Years


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Women have historically been treated as “second class citizens,” both in the workplace and in societylegally. The Feminist Movement has helped women increase their economic, social and political worth, but gender inequality is still alive and well in the 21st century.
Although equal pay laws were passed in the 1960s (Begley, 2005), women still only make about 74 cents on the dollar compared to men. Part of this discrepancy exists because women have traditionally taken lower-paying jobs such as teacher, caregiver or nurse (as opposed to physician). There’s also the problem that men control the power...
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