Sexism in Media: The Objectification and Discrimination Against Women

Every year, my school has an essay contest. You have to answer one of two questions: How have you been affected by Dr. King's work? or If Dr. King was alive, what current issue would he be fighting to fix? I chose the latter, and wrote this essay on sexism and discrimination again women, in the media, and in every-day-life.

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Every year, my school has an essay contest. You have to answer one of two questions: How have you been affected by Dr. King's work? or If Dr. King was alive, what current issue would he be fighting to fix? I chose the latter, and wrote this essay on sexism and discrimination again women, in the media, and in every-day-life.

My essay focus's on the fact that women are often objectified, and discriminated against. Many people do it without even knowing they did it, "You throw like a girl." While others mean to do it, "Women belong in the kitchen." Many people grew up in a society where women were not equal to men.

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