Gender equality is very significant not only for us but also for the community because we want to create a sense of freedom from the gender stereotypes. This connects to the concept of health and wellness because by all those gender stereotypes out there, people, mostly teens get affected by all the negativity surrounding them of being the “Perfect” man or woman. They can be affected physically, socially, or mentally which leads to the concept of health and wellness. People who have a wider range of freedom in their emotional expression have a better chance of having self esteem.
By breaking this stereotype and creating gender equality will help not only teens bond together but, it will also bond the community. Equality among the gender image is a gap that needs to be repaired and put together because the point is to make everyone feel comfortable and safe regardless their gender. Gender inequality has been a problem since the longest. According to the article Women's Equality Day: Gender Inequalities that Still Exist Today in the U.S., it includes, “By 2018, there will be 1.4 million open technology jobs in the U.S. and, at the current rate of students graduating with degrees in computer science, only 61 percent of those openings will be filled — and women will fill just 29 percent.” The world has developed a system where women are seen as someone who is not capable to do the same job as a men can. In addition, gender inequality also happens to men. When people hear the word “gender inequality”, most of the people think about women. However, gender inequality also exist among men. Just the fact when you search up facts about inequality, most of the facts, if not all, in that website have the word women in it. There is rare facts that talk about men inequality, as if it did not exist. In the article, 5 Things Society Unfairly Expects of Men, it summarizes how men are expect to “make money and be good providers for the families”, to be physically strong, to win, and to fix problems. Society expectation also affects men as it does to women and many people do not see that. In our project we want our community to know that men expectation and inequality does exist and it is equally important as women inequality.