Hey Everyone. Have you ever experienced gender inequality in financial literacy? If you have any experiences to share please do. I need this for my research.
Hi! This is a good question. As a young woman, and as a woman of color, I've definitely noticed that personal finance is treated like a STEM subject, in the sense that girls are guided away from it. Also, in many evangelical circles, young women are pushed toward more "feminine" pursuits, like cooking and humanities, and less toward self sufficiency.
To answer your question, gender inequality in financial literacy is a pervasive problem, both today and historically. Our systems of banking, taxes, investing, etc. are very complex, so many women feel intimidated, and the finance and economic sectors are very male dominated.
To further your research, I would look into when women were allowed to have their own savings accounts and credit cards and why it took so long. Good luck!
Hi. Thank you for your answer. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. You have provided valuable insights into the topic. Thanks for your advice too. I will definitely explore the historical context as you suggested. I appreciate your contribution!!
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