So let’s talk stereotypes. Let’s talk equality.
Day in and day out, we’re all trying to break through some stereotype. Be that against our choice of stream; our generation; our roots and even our gender.
So let’s talk about this last set of stereotypes.
We’re in that age of time where the women have started breaking norms, brushed off stereotypes and are going all out loud for their right; for equality. It’s the age where women empowerment doesn’t sound all that surreal. It’s the age where you’ll be thrashed with glares should you say women are any lesser than men.
But yes, we haven’t reached that point where gender equality has been hence attained, we’re still on the way there. But hell, we’ve come a long way in that journey.
So there’s a little thought that’s fathomed in my mind as we’re going up this ladder…
Is it still about proving that women are at par with men? Or is it about proving that women are better now?
Is it still about gender equality? Or is it about gender bashing now?
No, no. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for women empowerment too. That women should get the same amount jotted down on their salary cheques as a man of the same position would get. That their literacy or, independent life or so isn’t sacrificed behind the kitchen or a narrow mindset. That women don’t have to choose between family and career. And so on.
But why talk about equality when you’re only trying to turn the cards? Why talk about equality when you still want to say “Ladies first” ? Why talk about equality when it’s okay to have picture campaigns that highlight stereotypes against women but ridicule it if it’s one against men?
So, is it about the issue or the gender?
Yours, Rhetorically (The Palette) presents to you; #HeTheHuman (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.507475996081265.1073741832.436752349820297&type=1&l=9c7fccca40) where we try to highlight some of the stereotypes faced by men.
Before anyone cries out in amusement, let me tell you this ISN’T a silly cry of attention of men where they’re trying to gain some limelight.
OR that this means we don’t support women empowerment or anything that goes along those lines or so.