Equality is a shape-shifter when it comes to gender. In today's world, when we put an empowered man side by side an empowered woman, the differences are unnerving. With the menace of inequality eating into the fabric of society, men and women are draped with the same fabric -differently. But what happens when there are no differences? Ever wondered what will the world look like then? 

That's why, here are 7 good ways in which the world will change if there was gender equality.

1. Marriages would be equal. 

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A well-managed home is a gendered expectation. Very often the onus of it all is transferred to women who are by default expected to be in charge at home. @srillustrator 's composition for #VoiceOfArt titled 'The Collab of a Lifetime' depicts a household where equality reigns. It also says no to assigned marital gender roles encouraging shared and more equal practices at home. -- Vivel #AbSamjhautaNahin is proud to present #VoiceOfArt. A month-long initiative launched in August to pay homage to Women’s Equality, because one day is not enough. Aimed at giving artists across India a platform to share their unadulterated opinions on empowerment through the year, #VoiceOfArt is here to stay. ⁣ ⁣ If you have a voice that needs to be heard or know an artist who can contribute, tag us in your artworks using #VoiceofArt and #AbSamjhautaNahin and help us script an art-based empowerment narrative like never before! ⁣ The coolest and most powerful art pieces stand a chance to win a Wacom tablet! (T&C Link in Bio) . . . . . #Vivel #WomenEmpowerment #Illustration #Arts #ArtOfTheDay #ArtistsOfInstagram #WomenOfIllustration #WomenSupportingWomen #WomenForWomen #GenderEquality #Equality #ArtForChange #ArtPower #Feminism #ArtOfInstagram #DigitalArtWork #IndianMatchmaking

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Often in marriages, the onus eventually lies on the woman of the house to do certain tasks. Sooner or later, the upkeep of the household gets divided solely based on gender. The man is seen as the bread-winner, where the woman is expected to look after the house and children. This wouldn't happen if we didn't segregated tasks based on gender. 

2. Women wouldn't have to be "protected."

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Women figure prominently in fairy tales. However, they are depicted largely as passive, good maidens riding off with charming, heroic princes who save them from misery and ill fate. @sriyart 's piece for #VoiceOfArt titled 'Fairy Tale Reversal' subverts this dominant narrative by giving the princess agency and power. She is a dame in shining armor who needs no saving and instead comes to the rescue of the prince in distress. -- Vivel #AbSamjhautaNahin is proud to present #VoiceOfArt. A month-long initiative launched in August to pay homage to Women’s Equality, because one day is not enough. Aimed at giving artists across India a platform to share their unadulterated opinions on empowerment through the year, #VoiceOfArt is here to stay. ⁣ ⁣ If you have a voice that needs to be heard or know an artist who can contribute, tag us in your artworks using #VoiceofArt and #AbSamjhautaNahin and help us script an art-based empowerment narrative like never before! ⁣ The coolest and most powerful art pieces stand a chance to win a Wacom tablet! (T&C link in bio) . . . . . #Vivel #WomenEmpowerment #Illustration #Arts #ArtOfTheDay #ArtistsOfInstagram #WomenOfIllustration #WomenSupportingWomen #WomenForWomen #GenderEquality #Equality #ArtForChange #ArtPower #Feminism #ArtOfInstagram #DigitalArtWork

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We've grown up reading and watching fairytales with the damsel in distress, hoping and praying to be rescued by her knight in shining amour. In a world where women are meant to be "protected" men on the other hand have to step up and ''protect'' the women. Which is wrong on so many levels and it would be great if this didn't exist!

3. Women would stand up for women more. 

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The secret to women's empowerment is women! @trishabelieve's entry for #VoiceOfArt demonstrates how empowered women should pass on that empowerment to others and lift them up so that everyone can bloom, grow, and be leaders together. Because women meant to lead do not follow suit. -- Vivel #AbSamjhautaNahin is proud to present #VoiceOfArt. A month-long initiative launched in August to pay homage to Women’s Equality, because one day is not enough. Aimed at giving artists across India a platform to share their unadulterated opinions on empowerment through the year, #VoiceOfArt is here to stay. ⁣ ⁣ If you have a voice that needs to be heard or know an artist who can contribute, tag us in your artworks using #VoiceofArt and #AbSamjhautaNahin and help us script an art-based empowerment narrative like never before! ⁣ The coolest and most powerful art pieces stand a chance to win a Wacom tablet! (T&C Link in the Bio) . . . . . #Vivel #WomenEmpowerment #Illustration #Arts #ArtOfTheDay #ArtistsOfInstagram #WomenOfIllustration #WomenSupportingWomen #WomenForWomen #GenderEquality #Equality #ArtForChange #ArtPower #Feminism #ArtOfInstagram #DigitalArtWork

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The secret to women empowerement is women! It goes without saying that at times, women, in a bid to be heard and seen lose track of their sisters. But if the world was equal, they'd be more women standing up for each other. They'd be more of everyone standing up for everyone! 

4. Sports would never be distinguished by gender. 

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It's time to level the playing field because sports needs no gender qualifier. No one gender is less deserving of an equitable opportunity in sports. @hasslarart's entry for #VoiceOfArt illustrates how determination, strength, and hard work enable athletes and champions not gender. If there's anything that should shape the future of sports, it's Gender Equality. -- -- Vivel #AbSamjhautaNahin is proud to present #VoiceOfArt. A month-long initiative launched in August to pay homage to Women’s Equality, because one day is not enough. Aimed at giving artists across India a platform to share their unadulterated opinions on empowerment through the year, #VoiceOfArt is here to stay. ⁣ ⁣ If you have a voice that needs to be heard or know an artist who can contribute, tag us in your artworks using #VoiceofArt and #AbSamjhautaNahin and help us script an art-based empowerment narrative like never before! ⁣ The coolest and most powerful art pieces stand a chance to win a Wacom tablet! (T&C Link in Bio) . . . . . #Vivel #WomenEmpowerment #Illustration #Arts #ArtOfTheDay #ArtistsOfInstagram #WomenOfIllustration #WomenSupportingWomen #WomenForWomen #GenderEquality #Equality #ArtForChange #ArtPower #Feminism #ArtOfInstagram #DigitalArtWork

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One of the several things that irk me where gender equality is concerned, is the term "women's sports" Why does it even exist? And if it absolutely needs to, can we also call certain sports "Men's sports?" 

5.They'd be no gender pay gap.

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@anjalimehta92 aims to raise awareness about how women are routinely paid significantly less than men through her composition titled ‘Changing the Price of my Gender’ for #VoiceOfArt. The artist has used kids’ toys and the way they are priced to depict how the genders still face widespread income disparity. It’s time for all the boss ladies out there to step up, bridge the gender pay gap and change this sensibility themselves. -- Vivel #AbSamjhautaNahin is proud to present #VoiceOfArt. A month-long initiative launched in August to pay homage to Women’s Equality, because one day is not enough. Aimed at giving artists across India a platform to share their unadulterated opinions on empowerment through the year, #VoiceOfArt is here to stay. If you have a voice that needs to be heard or know an artist who can contribute, tag us in your artworks using #VoiceofArt and #AbSamjhautaNahin and help us script an art-based empowerment narrative like never before! The coolest and most powerful art pieces stand a chance to win a Wacom tablet! (T&C Link in Bio) . . . . . #Vivel #WomenEmpowerment #Illustration #Arts #ArtOfTheDay #ArtistsOfInstagram #WomenOfIllustration #WomenSupportingWomen #WomenForWomen #GenderEquality #Equality #ArtForChange #ArtPower #Feminism #ArtOfInstagram #DigitalArtWork

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It is real, and it is a menace. If there was equality, they'd be no gender pay gaps! Imagine living in a world where women and men are paid equally for the same job. Where one's gender will not pre-determine the capability of a person, monetarily or otherwise. 

6. Stereotypes based solely on gender wouldn't exist. 

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Through a powerful depiction of a gender role reversal in her composition titled 'Unapologetically Me' @sriyart aims to bring to light the artist's opinion of how actions and interests should never be used as a reason to stereotype man, woman or otherwise. Because beauty is, after all, subjective. -- Vivel #AbSamjhautaNahin is proud to present #VoiceOfArt. A month-long initiative launched in August to pay homage to Women’s Equality, because one day is not enough. Aimed at giving artists across India a platform to share their unadulterated opinions on empowerment through the year, #VoiceOfArt is here to stay. If you have a voice that needs to be heard or know an artist who can contribute, tag us in your artworks using #VoiceofArt and #AbSamjhautaNahin and help us script an art-based empowerment narrative like never before! The coolest and most powerful art pieces stand a chance to win a Wacom tablet! (T&C Link in Bio) . . . . . #Vivel #WomenEmpowerment #Illustration #Arts #ArtOfTheDay #ArtistsOfInstagram #WomenOfIllustration #WomenSupportingWomen #WomenForWomen #GenderEquality #Equality #ArtForChange #ArtPower #Feminism #ArtOfInstagram #DigitalArtWork

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Blue is for boys, pink is for girls. How about they're both just colours and have nothing to do with gender? Wouldn't it be nice to teach young boys and girls that they can wear, play, and like any colour in the rainbow? (geddit?) A woman can love to ride a bike, and a man can love makeup. Neither of these things make either of them "less of" or "more of."

7. Relationships wouldn't come with stereotypical expectations.

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Relationships often silently bespeak gender roles and stereotypes. @inihsrav 's composition titled 'Equally Ever After' abolishes benevolent sexism and antiquated rules that say men should be the providers. It instead vouches for relationships based on shared responsibilities. ⁣ -- ⁣ Vivel #AbSamjhautaNahin is proud to present #VoiceOfArt. A month-long initiative launched in August to pay homage to Women’s Equality, because one day is not enough. Aimed at giving artists across India a platform to share their unadulterated opinions on empowerment through the year, #VoiceOfArt is here to stay. ⁣ ⁣ If you have a voice that needs to be heard or know an artist who can contribute, tag us in your artworks using #VoiceofArt and #AbSamjhautaNahin and help us script an art-based empowerment narrative like never before! ⁣ The coolest and most powerful art pieces stand a chance to win a Wacom tablet! (T&C Link in Bio)⁣ ⁣. . ⁣. . . #Vivel #WomenEmpowerment #Illustration #Arts #ArtOfTheDay #ArtistsOfInstagram #WomenOfIllustration #WomenSupportingWomen #WomenForWomen #GenderEquality #Equality #ArtForChange #ArtPower #Feminism #ArtOfInstagram #DigitalArtWork

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From the first date itself, a man would never feel the 'need' to pay for the woman. With the woman never expecting the man to pay for dinner. If there was truly gender equality, relationships would be equal and free of pre-determined stereotypes and expectations. And isn't that what we should strive for? 

To top it all, Vivel's newest video stands testimony to gender equality and empowerment of women in society. A curated video highlighting the idea of #AbSamjhautaNahin and the learning about our society brought to life through the artworks of 8 brilliant artists. This Women's Equality Day, Vivel has brought together artists from across the nation giving them a platform to share powerful, culturally relevant artworks, promoting equality, as well as inspiring women to say #AbSamjhuataNahin! 

Also, don't forget to check out the video below and visit Vivel's Instagram to get inspired!