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Feminism the theory of the political economic and social equality of the sexes seeks to rectify past injustices and pave the way for the equal advancement of liberty Its philosophy touches on such concepts as equality among sexes justice affirmative action equal pay et cetera The problem with such actions is that some say that since women need this assistance they are presumably inferior to men Many of the pseudo-solutions as a result of misguided feminist ideals because we as a society have failed to understand the problem and thus we make this fatal assumption For true change to take place we must go outside of legislation outside of our male-dominated concept of justice and understand the problem at hand so that we can change this mentality and the operation because of it Indeed policy inflicted on a society that is unable to accept it will in turn reject it through non-compliance in application and aggregate the problem The problem is a result of the social structure that has been built based on the male-female clash of 1 Concepts of justice and 2 Gender roles The crux of feminist theory rests on the difference between the definition of sex as opposed to gender and the roles which society has outlined as a result Sex is identified as purely biological whereas gender roles differ arbitrarily from society to society An example of this clash can be seen in the process of maternity leaveonce a child is born and the sex role is expedited yet the gender role is forced on women as opposed to men Granted in post-modern societies hunting or gathering roles were placed on either sex as a means of survival based on what men or women were equipped to handle However in present society men and women are equally equipped to handle certain tasks but because of gender biases this equality is not recognized Gender roles must not have any
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