When we talk about gender equality, we are really talking about gender inequality. Women are still being treated differently to men. This isn’t new news – it’s a story as old as time itself.
In years past, men went to work while women stayed at home with domestic duties. Men took roles of power while women were placed at the lower rungs of employment. And heaven forbid if you were black as well – consider the treatment of Katherine Johnson, the NASA scientist so wonderfully brought to life by actress Taraji P. Henson in Hidden Figures.Continue reading