Cooking is a woman’s job? Think again. For too long, we have been constantly fed the idea that women belong in the kitchen, but the truth is cooking isn’t a gender-specific role. It is a basic life skill that everyone needs to acquire in order to survive. So, no it’s not only women who should learn to make ‘gol rotis‘ but instead all of us should.
Speaking of which, I recently came across a tweet that left me shocked. A twitter user asked people how girls learning makeup instead of cooking would feed their husbands. Apart from the obvious gender stereotype, the statement enraged individuals for various reasons.
Girls learning more make up than cooking these days, Will your husband eat concealer and contour palette ??
— daniya (@danisleeping_) November 15, 2020
Many people schooled the woman saying that it’s a personal choice on what anyone wants to do in life.
to me, girls do need to know how to cook, but it implies to men also. and beauty is a need to. because no men want ugly girl as a wife.
— mimiy_hanSolo (@HansoloMimiy) November 15, 2020
and a lot of people love makeup, its catharsis for them, a hobby, often a career. we’ve confined women to the kitchen for so long that it’s hindered their relationship with their personal being. makeup allows a lot of women to reclaim that. so shaming them for it will never work
— Neha (Official phuppii stan account) (@neha_ri) November 15, 2020
Im sorry youre planning to slave away your life for a man Daniya. Its very sad that you measure your self worth by how your husband will treat you based on 1 kg of chicken. The rest of us value ourselves
— Khadija Baloch (@khadijaali354) November 15, 2020
Maybe look for a future husband who knows how to take care of himself and doesn’t depend on his woman to cook food for him. Give up this middle age way of thinking.
— De Ara Torres (@dearatorres) November 15, 2020
No, concealers and contour pallets are expensive. So I won’t let him eat that too. 🥱
Let him starve if he can’t even cook for himself. 😇
— Swati K. (@mynameswatik) November 16, 2020
So you’re just gonna assume that just cuz she’s learning about makeup, she doesn’t know how to cook?how about you close your phone and logout cuz you’ve got plenty of chores i believe and the house won’t clean itself via twitter now will it?? 🤡
— Yours_only (@Aristocraticcc) November 16, 2020
stereotypes so deeply ingrained in our society we can’t even fathom the husband cooking
— zed (@lilzedbby) November 15, 2020
Lol how bout he cook ?? I’m so confused why y’all women keep accepting gender roles based on when men went to work/war while women didn’t have RIGHTS and stayed home as a housekeeper lol. You both work, you both cook. Period. Tf lol
— Nara V🕊ᛘ ☥ 𓅠 ☤ ❈ Readings Open✨ (@naravv__) November 15, 2020
not everyone does everything for male validation and approval. im surprised people think like this
— yourdaddy (@daddyalorazurie) November 15, 2020
If he’s only marrying you so that you can cook for him trust me sis he ain’t the one.
— 5aadat (@wtfsaadat) November 15, 2020
It’s 2020 and she still thinks like this?!!! omgsksksjgksll😤😤😤😤 pic.twitter.com/hYLGTB52tY
— Apekshaaa (@raaoflllll) November 15, 2020
Well, learning to cook is not only a survival skill but also a fun activity. What’s the last dish you made? Tell us!