2019 Gender 2: The State of Inequality

In the last lecture, we looked at what gender is, how it is different from sex, and how it is at least partly a “social construct,” meaning, a reality created by society and culture. All social constructs serve some purpose, but they can also create very adverse “brute facts.”

Big Question to Answer: Just how much gender inequality is there in the world and what does it look like?

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