The struggle for gender equality is a common topic in most parts of the world. Even though we have progressed a lot as a human being, yet we also hear discouraging stories every other day. Very few know that over 2 billion women are not exposed to employment opportunities as men. If it continues, then it will take more than a century to fill the global pay gap. Therefore, fixing the gender pay gap is very important in the present times.
On the other hand, human trafficking affects both the gender, but 70% of the world’s human trafficking victims are girls. In other words, the data proves that gender equality should be a priority without any hindrance.
Check the following points that describe the essential reasons for the necessity of gender equality.
Even though many do not know about it, but women receive worse medical care than men. Two of the main reasons are low income and lack of education. There is no doubt about the fact that sexism in the medical research community leads to worse care. Some diseases like chronic pain affect women more than men, but the amount of research on this aspect is meagre. Even such conditions are not taken seriously by medical professionals. Hence, when women receive equal importance in society, then they will receive the positive impact of health care consequently.
If women are educated and given equal employment opportunities, then it will automatically help in the growth and development of any organization. It has been proved many times in different studies that when a company offers job irrespective of gender, race, sexual identity and others, it boosts the innovation and productivity to the next level. Even it has been seen that when women are large in number in the top positions of the company, it has always brought a quality change within a short duration.
It must be understood that gender and race equality are closely linked. When it comes to issues like the gender pay gap, race plays an important role. Furthermore, when women are aware of their rights, then they will be able to fight for the wrong done in the name of gender and race, which is happening in contemporary society.
Suffragettes Women supports gender equality and believes that it can bring a significant positive change in our society. In other words, it will reduce lots o problems that we are facing in the growth and development of a nation.