But I quickly realized we actually still live in the Dark Ages when it comes to gender pay equality.
Now, let’s just say for the sake of argument that men may be suited better for certain jobs while the same applies for females.
After all, males and females are mentally and physically different. But if a woman chooses to be a construction worker just because she can be, she shouldn’t get paid any less for what she does.
And if a man chooses to be a nurse for example, he shouldn’t be paid more than his female peer just because he is male in a female dominated field.
Let’s wake up.
The point is not being male or female in a job. It’s about getting the job done. A female surgeon doesn’t do half the work a male surgeon does, does she?
In fact, as a female physician myself, and as a mother raising three boys, I would say I have tons of undocumented work hours that go unnoticed and unpaid. A woman’s work is never done.
If she has children, her work started well before they were born, by being pregnant for nine months, then everything that comes after that.
Even if a woman does not have children, she is still responsible for several things while still holding down a job.
Men are not superior to women or vice versa. Males and females have their unique roles, and the bottom line is, if a woman does the same job as a man, a woman should be paid equally.
It really is that simple.
The more accurate commentary on the right is thanks to Gomerblog.