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Patriarchy means society gives more priority of power to men than women like in family women are asked to do household chores and take care of the child whereas men will be the head of the family and hold control over women and kids. In our society everyday in someway it happens that men and women are not treated equally.
Let us see, some examples of patriarchy in everyday life as following:
1. Men can go outside at night for both the purpose like for office shift and also enjoying with friends at night whereas women are not allowed to go outside at night. so, it can be for office shift or it can be to enjoy with friends they are always get restricted and not allowed to go outside at night. And if they go out people start judging her character.
2. Men can wear clothes whatever they want without getting judged and stereotypes from society but when it comes to women they has lots of restrictions to wear clothes of their choice they don’t have freedom to wear their choice of clothes and society also judge and pass comments on women if they wear short clothes or their choice of clothes.
3. Education, higher studies and work life this things are given more priority for men in daily life they are always asked to focus on their studies and also gets encouragement to follow their career goals. And, on other side women are given less priority for their education and work life they are always asked to get married instead of that they should tell her to follow career goals and be independent.
4. Expectations from women to learn household chores and cooking whereas there will be no expectations from men to learn household chores and cooking they are always asked to give priority for their education.
These were the examples of patriarchy in everyday life that our society is still doing, to stop this inequality people need to understand that both men and women are equal and need to be treated equally.