INEQUALITY; IT'S AFFECT ON SOCIETY
inequality is the condition of being unequal; lack of equality; disparity: inequality of size.
EVERYONE DESERVES EQUALITY
I believe that everyone is truly equal no matter what. Let it be different skin color, race, religion or even sexuality, we should, but aren't, treated equally. We should all get along, not make fun of someone for being different than you, because being different is a lot more unique than being the same as everyone else. Be unique, try something new, but don't make someone feel unequal for who they are. We all deserve equality.
INEQUALITY AFFECTS OUR SOCIETY
Throughout this project, I have learned many things. I have learned that inequality is affected all over the world for many, many years; everyone has been affected by inequality. People don't notice how much their words and/or actions towards people truly hurt, until they are faced with the situation themselves. The reason, I believe, why inequality occurs is because one group of people think they are better or that they are doing the right thing, when it is just a matter of opinion that should be kept to one's self.
Some ways people around the world are affected by inequality are;
Sexuality Inequality - Being treated unequal for liking who you like.
Racial Inequality - An inequality in opportunity and treatment that occurs as a result of someone's race.
Religion Inequality - Treating a person or group unequally because of what they do or do not believe.
Gender Inequality - Unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender
Income Inequality - Extent to which income is distributed in an unequal manner among population.
We are all the same underneath.
WHY DOES INEQUALITY MATTER IN TODAY'S SOCIETY?
I believe that inequality matters because it is affected all around the world. Everyday, someone is being treated inequality whether it be at school, work or even at home. I feel like inequality slows down our process to become a better person or nation, therefore making the world a not so great place to live if you're going to get judged all the time for who or what you do. We deserve to grow and live in a way we are comfortable and confident to do so.
HOW CAN PEOPLE HELP REDUCE INEQUALITY?
People around the world can join organizations or take a class that teach you about inequality. Some organizations and projects I have found in the United States are;
Washington Center for Equitable Growth - A research organization that analysis how economic inequality affects United States growth.
Institute for Women's Policy Research - A research group that explores how poverty and inequality affect women and pay inequality between women and men.
The Equality Trust - Aims to reduce income inequality through education to help you better understand the harm that inflicts on our societies.
Columbia University Center - Mission is to investigate the income and wealth, along with inequality.
Cornell University Center - Foster basic and applied research on social and economic inequalities. Also, process by which inequalities change.
Stanford Center - Study of poverty and inequality works to increase economic output while restraining the rise of inequality.
University of California at Berkeley Center - Equitable growth focuses on the linkages between inequality and economic growth.
By learning about inequality, we can grow and make this world a better place by knowing how it affects the world and others. We can use this advantage to teach others to treat with equality and respect, rather than with distaste and hatred.
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