As society progresses, the world has seen several changes in the making – one being the persistent fight for more gender equality around the globe. Today, the issue of breaking down gender boundaries for men and women is salient. The IAS Gazette examines how both genders must work together to eradicate the notion of fixed roles for men and women in the societies we live in.
After delving into the phenomena of Racism and Discrimination in the Western music industry, I now take my stand and opinions on the subject matter. The division in the music industry is not a new one, nor would any amount of effort to change it entirely. Read on to understand more behind the highlighted phenomena.
Despite having gained recognition and success worldwide, Korean artists still experience a glass ceiling due to the racism and discrimination rampant in the Western music industry. These artists are only acknowledged as successful when they accomplish extraordinary achievements, while others are not subjected to these standards.
The freedom of the individual has been promoted since the dawn of the liberal democracy. However, should constitutions and laws prioritise individual freedom over the freedom of the masses? Or should the laws protect and serve the people as a whole?