Gender inequality can also occur in a manner that women and men are subjected to prejudicial treatment on the foundation of gender alone. Gender discrimination is also evident in preferential treatment and networking within the economic market.
Globally, the development of gender inequalities in societies is related to a particular phenomenon where in almost all the families women have the key responsibility of taking care of the family members (Palenga-Möllenbeck 2013, p.364). Even if the traditional family structure has been highly changed, as a result of the extensive participation of women in the workplace, governments have not been proved capable of supporting the relevant transition (Palenga-Möllenbeck 2013, p.364). Gender inequality in education has been utilized as an indicator for education. As a result, women continue to face inequalities in their daily activities, including their studies, either in an academic or a professional context.
The paper narrows down to a specific aspect of gender inequality: gender inequality in education. Education is a critical part of all peoples’ life. In fact, education is considered as an indispensable requirement for the professional development of each individual. This means that the person who faces problems in accessing education of appropriate quality has limited chances to secure a job that would be related to important benefits. This paper helps to understand how gender inequalities in education could affect the position of women in the job market leading to further inequalities, such as inequalities related to the level of salary and job benefits, as compared to the salary and job benefits of men.
In addition, the paper explains the various aspects of gender inequality in education, including education at academic level and in the workplace. Also, it addresses a critical issue whether gender inequality in education is related to geography. The case of Eastern