Are we born to be different?
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‘And God created Man in His own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created He them’ Genesis 1:27
‘All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.’ Article I from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
‘Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.’ Article II from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The question to be asked is the following: if both civil and religious books state equality in creation and living, why would men still have an edge over women’s rights? Why do we still talk about glass ceilings, domestic
violence, among other threats to women and why are we still pushing for women empowerment, feminism, positive discrimination among other initiatives?
I, personally, am not a feminist as I do believe in an inborn difference between men and women which was proven throughout the ages.
If you are an emotional feminist, I bet you’d stop reading here. But I’m betting on the rest, on those who search for objective reasoning and enlightenment.
So let’s state some facts from the early beginnings:
While men were born physically stronger, women were given the power to conceive and give birth to new lives. While men’s labor was hunting, working, building empires and fighting wars, women’s labor was pregnancy and delivery, raising children, building humanity and also helping in strategies.
However, the love for power and control granted by physical strength and power superseded and blindsided the crucial need and importance of women’s role in our existence.
The problem started there, and the problem would never disappear if women forget their uniqueness and instead, strive to become like men.
We are not the same; we are unique as much as they are!
When I said that I’m not a feminist it’s because this exact slogan that is fighting for women’s rights is putting as much pressure on women as on any other party. Feminism is not about being granted the right to do what men do, but to be respected as a human being and to be given the freedom to choose to do whatever we decide on doing.
Feminism and women empowerment so far, have loudly resonated as breaking glass ceilings and ending.....
Read Tracey's full article / Photoshoot on ACT Magazine - Issue Number 2 - July 2020
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