Do we need to change the way we raise boys? I need 4 arguments to support my viewpoint.
The short answer is yes. Obviously, there is a major problem with sex discrimination and differences in the world today, and there are some clear indications of this.
First, men are more frequently the perpetrators of sexual abuse and violence. The only way to properly rid society of these perils is to raise boys to be more respectful and caring individuals and to show respect and protection to women instead of seeing them as objects or to be taken advantage of.
Second, men who experience anxiety and depression frequently go unreported or without diagnosis, and this leads to high rates of suicide or drug abuse among men. This is a perilous situation that is tamped down because of society's expectations of men being strong and not showing weakness.
Third, there is a simple lack of equality in the world today. Regardless of who is in leadership or who earns more money, men and women are simply not treated equally. It is vital to teach boys to be respectful and show equity to girls so that they grow up into a more equitable society.
Finally, men typically respond more violently to bad situations, leading to violent acts of crime. Boys should be raised to avoid physical violence and to share their emotions in a healthy manner.
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