There’s lots of memes about double standards on social media these days. Being more aware of their existence should help us get rid of them in the future. But some of them are deeply ingrained in our society and we can hardly notice when we’re guilty of them. There’s no harm in making fun of our double standards, though, and some artists can beautifully highlight them for us through illustrations.
Here’s Bored Panda’s list of illustrations with some everyday life situations that you will find all too familiar. Some of the double standards portrayed in them are remnants of old values and traditions and they are disturbingly accurate that make you wonder how far we’ve come with ‘gender equality’.
Here’s 20 situations that can give you some food for thought.