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Thursday, October 8, 2015
By Antonea Griffin
N.Y – In society today, women are looked at as incapable, weak-minded
individuals, says some men. Though times have changed and the world still goes
on, women still lack basic freedom and opportunities as well as face huge
inequalities within the world of work.
The focus that are being looked at
with workplace inequalities is that women are being held back from working in
corporations and other jobs because of the idea of maternity leave and finding
someone to watch the child.
But it doesn’t just have to do with
being a mom because even women who aren’t moms go through inequality in the
The Women Ice Hockey Team assistant
coach is a female and when you hear the word hockey most people look at that as
a sport for males. But women are just as capable and athletic; which some are
better, as guys. The Women Hockey team has won multiple games and championships.
The Women team averages out 500 fans a game, which is more than most male’s
sports on campus with the exception of Men's hockey who has had a program for a
lot longer than that of the Women's team.
Danielle Blanchard, Women’s Ice
Hockey Coaching Staff, “I
don't think that the Women's game is a sport only looked at in the eyes of
males and I don't believe that I coach in a sport that is dominated by
males. I would understand if I was coaching a men's team but I am
coaching a Women's game. Women's hockey is a completely different game than
that of the Men's game and many people have come to appreciate the difference.”
Although women look as if they are
not capable of completing the job there are a lot of women who set great
examples to show it’s not about who’s doing it, its about how its being done
and if the job is being completed.
Janet L. Duprey, Council Assembly
“ Feminism isn’t about making women
strong. Women are already strong. It’s about hanging the way the world
perceives that strength”, said G.D. Anderson.
Connie Oxford, Gender Women Studies
Leigh Mundy, Rotary
International/Secretary for The Strands Center for Arts,
Butterfly Blaise, Title IX
Inequality has played such a big
role in society today and each different characteristics of it are shown how we
are divided as people. Whether it’s through gender, social class, economic,
wealth and many more.
An example of inequality is the
upcoming elections, on the next president of the United States of America. There
have been on going debates between Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump. Donald Trump
criticizes Fiorina looks and bashes her and the work she does in her business
career. Trump, who is also a candidate, shows a massive amount of sexism and
bullying on live TV. Although he tries to explain his reasoning’s on why she
wouldn’t be a great fit, in his own perspective, do you think this was a good