Visualizing Sociology in Everyday Life

23. Do you associate strength with femininity?

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Do you associate strength with femininity?
photo: Prince Brown, Jr.
Do you associate strength with femininity?
photo: Norris Jones, CIV, USACE

While Americans tend to see heavy lifting as something men do, in many countries such as a Senegal and Iraq, women do much of the heavy lifting. These examples challenge any idea that women are the physically weaker sex.

 

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