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Faatimah Hendricks

“Two wrongs don't make a right.” - Proverb

This proverb takes a direct hit at hypocrisy and double standards, of which there seems to be plenty to go around when it comes to sexism. In short, a double standard is when a standard or rule is unfairly applied to a person or members of a group. Like when women tell men not to objectify them but feel perfectly okay with objectifying men.

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