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THE OPPRESSED GENDER It has been said that women are a universally oppressed gender Unfortunately I feel that this statement is totally true The view that women are oppressed simply because men and most women too have the wrong ideas about women can be too optimistic Liberating women is seen as just a matter of persuasion and education of explaining to men that they have got it wrong and that they really should share the housework and the top jobs because it would be more fair History shows that all ideas can change For example the idea that black people are inferior belongs to societies that exploit black people They see black people as no more than slaves or as cheap labor To get rid of this idea we have to get rid of the system that started this sad idea Anarchists believe that the core problem facing women is class society Overlying that core problem is a problem of sexist ideas The idea that women are inferior comes from societies that are divided into classes When girls answered out of turn they were more likely to be told off while boys were likely to be praised for showing intelligence or initiative Given this it was not surprising that in later classes girls rarely spoke unless specifically asked a question while boys often spoke out or chatted with the teacher Women feel unsure as to what their rights are Also unsure as to how many hassles they are expected by society to put up with Women are constantly given cues that they are in some way inferior This conditioning is a symptom of the position of women in society not the cause but a symptom with far reaching effects Women are constantly conditioned to believe that we do not have a right to an opinion to be politically active or to speak out That is why the first step
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