In a culture where a great number of women strive to attain the same respect afforded to men, it is unfortunate that some of those same women fail to recognize that their interactions with other women often fall short of the respect they are seeking. We, as women, cannot expect to receive the respect that we believe we deserve if we are unwilling to model the same values that we think others should uphold. Rather than laugh at the mocking comments that women make to one another, we, as a society, must evaluate the severe impact that hurtful language can have on not only one person, but on the pursuit for gender equality.

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