As many of you know, I am dedicated to the issues of gender balance and diversity. However, I assert that equality is not the point in question: fairness is.
Certainly, equal pay for equal work, equal respect and equal inclusion are vital. Yet the concept of equal work for all is ridiculous: each of us has different strengths and abilities. We need to recognize and value those differences, and emphasize what we can accomplish through diversity.
Equal work for all? Clearly not.
Fairness for all? Yes.
American Library Association: equality vs. equity
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