Women are certainly capable of poor behavior although they tend to be more cooperative and less adversarial (in general) so it would probably be a mixed bag if they were to get more power.

Women get shorter sentences than men in many cases, but also get prosecuted for absurd things like killing a man in self defense who is abusing them or for having a miscarriage. Lots of rapists get off with barely any punishment at all (e.g., Brock Turner). Men are not inherently more flawed than women, but they do commit over 90% of all violent crime, over 90% of all rapes of both men and women, commit most street harassment and workplace harassment, etc., etc. This doesn’t mean that all men are monsters but it does mean that we have a cultural problem that is rooted in masculine violence and need for domination of others and it needs to be addressed without hiding behind #NotAllMen.

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