Can we all agree that cooking and cleaning is a basic Life skill and not gender Roles?
In the modern era which we live in, considering cooking and cleaning as a women’s job just doesn’t make sense. For ages, cooking was considered as a skill which only women should know. This was due to traditional influence that the men are to provide for the family while the women's place, is in the kitchen and tidying up the house. If this wasn't imposed by our parents back in those days, men wouldn't have seen it as a gender roles.
Cooking and cleaning can be a passion for some people who enjoy doing them. If cooking is one’s passion, it cannot be considered as a chore; rather it can be a fun activity that makes you feel content seeing others enjoy your food. I could remember vividly a friend from Benue state, he cooks a lot and many girls fall for him because of his food. He used the fact that he knows how to cook to get girls 🤣, funny right? I actually do enjoy his food but I know there are still men out there who can cook but still find it as a gender roles for the women.
There should be a mutual understanding between family members that they should split the work according to ones capability, one may be good at cooking, while the other may be good at cleaning, the work shouldn't be just for the ladies in the house or the women. It's not always easy for the women to take care of the family, the house chores and her job is still there to take care of. Of course, no man wants to marry a liability in the house, gone are those days when men marry a full house wife just because they want to make a name for themselves, most men wants a hard working lady that will contribute to the family's growth and not just someone who will sit at home all day.
Society always try to define the role of a woman and how these roles should be carried out, she's expected to do some certain things and they forget that men are also to help or assist in their own way, but anytime she makes a mistake Or whenever something goes wrong, they put the blame on the women. Women should be treated with respect and care, at times when somethings goes wrong, we shouldn't jump into conclusion that it's the women's fault, but instead, we should investigate the matter before point fingers. Men may be at fault in some cases, women shouldn't be blamed for men's wrong doings.
Most women are more nurturing and men more goals oriented, no one is disputing that fact, but there are some women who are go-getters. What we're aiming at is gender equality Where everyone is treated equally and given equal rights irrespective of their gender.
Cooking and cleaning are basic skills everyone should learn, being clean and hygienic is a basic necessities, and there is no gender roles for that.
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