Women's Rights And Human Rights

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Women’s rights. Human rights. Why are they different things? Are women not humans? Do they not deserve the same rights? The reason that women’s rights and human rights are considered different things is that while human rights are something that women should have, they are something that we don’t have. Women have progressed and gained more rights from over time, but women are still not completely equal to men. Men are considered a more dominant gender when it comes to religions and work forces because they are somehow thought upon as being able to do the things that women can not do. The Declaration of Sentiment is a document that outlines the rights that women in the United states are entitled to. Elizabeth Cady Stanton who wrote the Declaration…show more content…
In religions women are continuously being oppressed by religions all around the world. Women are considered secondary to men and women are shunned in a lot of religions and left with having absolutely no right at all. “One hundred girls are not worth as much as one boy” (Confucius) (Rey). “The women shall be servants to their men who are their masters” (Christian Bible: Paul to the Ephesians in the New Testament) (Rey). These two quotes show how women were looked at in a religious viewpoint created by men. While these views may be from the past they are still reigning today. All o this comes with the generic “abuse of women.” For example women were also considered “birthing machines” and were not given the rights that they are rightfully entitled to. In many religions this is still something that is viewed upon, women don’t have freedom or the same rights as men when it comes to religious circumstances. At…show more content…
Many people argue that his situation has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that men are men and women are women but rather about how much they work and where they work and such. “Men work longer hours than women do,Men are far more likely to work in higher-paying fields and occupations (by choice), Even within the same career category, men are more likely to pursue high-stress and higher-paid areas of specialization” (Tobak). These are just three out of “8 Reasons Why The "Gender Pay Gap" Is A Total Sham.” (Tobak) In the workforce men and women do the absole same thing, so the fact that such things can possibly be said are absolutely preposterous. Personally, in my family, my mom and sister bth work far more hours than my dad does, so the idea of men working more hours is merely just an opinion and is nowhere close to being a known statistic or fact. But something that is a known fact is that women get paid 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. How is this even allowed? Especially in a society where women have finally become almost as equal to men, even though men are still considered the dominant

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