Sexism in Video Games

Sexism is not a recent phenomenon. In spite of its proven downsides, it continues to persist, but this time in a very sophisticated manner. In the past, biases against women were plain and clear. Historical evidence provides that incidences such as domestic violence and rape were common women experiences. Such injustices would have persisted thanks to the emergence of women movements, which largely aided in the liberation of women. In contrast to the past, present-day women have more freedom. However, the freedom that they presently enjoy is below par. The chances of them gaining more freedom appear to be lean in consideration of how sexism continues to proliferate. Video games are perfect examples of how sexism continuous to spread unrestrictedly. In spite of them being just games, sexism is sexism. Accordingly, sexism in video games is detrimental to the society.

Sexualized images largely influence women health (Barbato para.1). In most video games, women are depicted as indiv...