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Women in the UK have the vote; they can work, and participate in pretty much every aspect of society.
Surely sexism is an antiquated concept?
Except no, it isn’t: depictions of women on Hollywood posters show just how prevalent sexism remains, and feminists all over the world campaign tirelessly for universal rights.
Karachi-based Facebook user Basit Saeed pointed out the painful double standard of our treatment of men and women:
One of these pictures of a half-naked human being is an honour of the country while the other one brings disgrace and shame on Pakistan. You want to guess which is which?
Michelle Obama, speaking to recipients of the Mandela Washington Fellowship in 2014 said:
No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens.