It’s tempting to feel like society has come a long way when it comes to gender equality. But despite the distance we’ve travelled, we should pat ourselves on the back too hard. There’s still ways to go. The disparity in gender pay-gaps is a well-documented and much discussed concept, though other, trickier to define examples of gender bias and sexism still exist.
This could be something as simple as the assignment of tasks to employees revealing an assumption that there are certain jobs that are more “suitable” for a female worker. In an effort to raise awareness and bring women together, Nicole Froio, a woman’s studies PhD candidate, started a thread on Twitter, asking her female contemporaries to reveal “the most obvious thing a man has ever mansplained to you.”
True to form, Twitter’s users delivered some absolute gold
Seems a rather pointless argument
Probably best to stick to what you know
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