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Why we find gender discrimination in many countries or it might be many places

  1. praveenniru profile image75
    praveenniruposted 23 months ago

    Why we find gender discrimination in many countries or it might be many places

    it might be a family or locality etc....

  2. yecall profile image68
    yecallposted 23 months ago

    I think it has to do with historical traditions and roles.  In the old days, it was normal for women to have a more submissive role in society.  Empowered women are a relatively new concept.  It is said that the ancient Viking cultures had positive attitudes about women, as they could own property or divorce as they liked.

  3. Shermeck profile image77
    Shermeckposted 23 months ago

    Q. Why we find gender discrimination in many countries or it might be many places

    It is the greed in the hearts of men to stay dominant above the opposite gender that creates discrimination. Why this greed? He wants to feel more powerful. He wants to maintain ruling alone with his own set of rules that he has become used to live by. He looks at women as a tool that helps him in life, a source to quench his thirst of feeling stronger and more powerful.

    The matter is more to the way of thinking of men. They have inherited these thoughts and grew up among these ideas. They cannot think different and treat the opposite gender better and more graciously.

    Now women are proving their abilities like never before. The have shown better performance than men in many fields of life but that is less than 0.5% of the total women population in the world. In most places women are not allowed to higher education, admission in certain faculties, working at specific jobs and freedom of refusing to do some jobs that are so cruelly imposed on her as being "hers" though no theory and no set of beliefs supports that.

    Women by their submission to the rules set by men have strengthened the gender discrimination. They are supposed to keep stepping ahead inch by inch, carefully so as not to get crushed by men and yet prove that they do not deserve to be discriminated. They can do the best and accomplish tough tasks. This issue needs to be tackled with wisdom and not power and women have that ingredient combined with patience. So, why not to make the best use of it?

  4. tamarawilhite profile image91
    tamarawilhiteposted 23 months ago

    For most of human civilization and pre-history, women did not produce as much value as men, hence their lower value.
    In modern society, the biggest culprits are Islam and Asian preferences for sons. In Islam, the misogyny is written into the holy book AND the laws called for by the Islamic governments that Islam demands. So you get a legal system and religious customs that value a woman as half a man in court and inheritance, women killed for choosing their own spouses while the family members who kill them rarely face any penalty, rape victims condemned or jailed for sex out of wedlock (even in progressive UAE), mandatory veiling in many places (Iran, Saudi Arabia) and tacit encouragement (want charity in Turkey? female relatives must veil).
    In Asia, the family is seen as a patriarchal line. They actually say raising daughters is watering someone else's grass, a waste. So from India to China to Korea, 10% to 20% of girls are aborted for being girls (yet feminists can't seem to consider this bad because they value abortion more than millions of girls killed for being girls) as well as a high infanticide rate for girls. The end result is more sex trafficking to meet the demands for all the young men whose potential spouses were killed in utero, abuse of women to meet the demand (India, for example, seeing more women forced to sleep with a husband's brothers).

  5. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 23 months ago


    Historically  women have been regarded as being "the weaker sex" and oftentimes relegated to secondary roles or treated like children/dependents.
    In some countries women aren't allowed to go to school.
    In the U.S. women weren't allowed to vote until 1920. (19th amendment)
    In the Catholic church a woman can't become a priest, cardinal, or pope.
    In some cultures Women walk three steps behind their husband.
    Religious doctrine often calls for women to be "submission to men.
    Ephesians 5:22-23
    "Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
    For {the husband is the head of the wife}, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
    It's been said King Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines!
    No religion illustrates any woman having multiple husbands let alone 700! There are other common "double standards" as well.
    If a woman slaps a man it's "comedy".
    If a man slaps a woman it's "tragedy"
    A man who has sex with many women is a "Playboy"
    A woman who has sex with many men is a "slut".
    One of the reasons some things are hard to change is because there remain large segments of the population who embrace these traditions to this day.
    Lots of (women look down on other women) who dress provocatively or demonstrates the sexual behavior similar to men. They also don't want these women around their husbands or boyfriends. Clearly they would love to continue to "shame" these women rather than view them as equal to men.
    Another factor is (women) care what men think of them.
    Where as a man for the most part doesn't care if (women) say he's "no good", "a dog" or "male whore"...etc for having sex with multiple women. They'll never admire these women like some men admire playboys.
    Chivalry is another tradition some women long for while others view it as a form of sexism. Others see it as a form of manipulation to attempt make woman feel indebted to men for doing something they could do for themselves. Nevertheless some women would rather be treated "special" over "equal".