Running Head: GENDER INEQUALITY
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Gender inequality is the state at which men and women are not treated equally and that
their gender influences how their life experiences are. Such differences are formed from
biological, psychological and cultural norms while some of them are socially constructed
(Jackson, 2018). Biological inequality is one that is known as a normal difference because one is
born either male or female from chromosomes and hormones and there exists physical strengths
between the two genders however it does not necessarily mean that a particular man is stronger
than a woman. Psychological differences may occur in the aggressiveness the two sexes portray
intelligence and risk-taking. However, the socially constructed inequality is seen to happen at the
workplaces, homes, and even the hospitals. This paper will focus on the livelihood trends and
inequality that happens in societies worldwide where men are seen to be more prosperous
Livelihood shapes the way one life is. It means that the way men and women have access
to economic activities, land, credit and other resources can either enhance or demean their ways
of life. The trend in the world, and especially in developing countries, women are economically
disempowered and have limited access to the resources that can help improve their lives.
Through limited access of such livelihood enhancers, the women lose their bargaining power
even in the households making them less respectable.
Changing one of the domains and making women ...