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Unformatted text preview: women will give birth to children in their life time, a portion of women will and due to this tendency to minimize the differences between men and women, women who become pregnant will be disadvantaged. Pregnancy marks a distinct biological difference between men and women. Unfortunately in our society pregnant women might feel the need to still "keep up" in order to be seen as a strong, liberated and independent woman who cannot be slowed by her body's functions. While I do not think pregnancy is an automatic "delicate condition" there are changes within a women's body that are biologically based which will require lifestyle changes. If in our society we view gender equality as women being equal to men, then we need to change the way gender equality is currently viewed in our society so that women do not loose this status when they become pregnant....
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- Fall '08