We have fought for years to be looked at as equals with men. Serious progress has been made in many countries. In America women even make up 70% of public relations professionals. But there are still many other prejudices besides just jobs and education that need to be acknowledged. I recently went to see Sex and the City 2. The movie put a twist to some issues women deal with around the world.
The girls in the movie have portrayed characters for years on the show and the movies that deal with different female problems. In the new movie there is an undertone of an old problem that still exists. Women constantly have to fight to be heard. Miranda in the movie learns to get a job where her male boss will accept her ideas. Carrie has to understand that her open ideas about marriage may not be accepted by all critics. Many people still believe the woman is supposed to be that perfect cookie cutter house wife. All of the girls travel to Abu Dhabi in the movie. In Abu Dhabi women have to stick to strict cultural rules. Women cannot show their legs, arms, or even faces. While the girls vacation there they are confronted with a culture that makes America’s prejudices look like a walk in the park. Samantha is even arrested for indecent behavior. Yes this is just a movie, but it has a message that everyone needs to hear.