Dating problems in todays society
In Rights of Man and Common Sense, Thomas Paine addresses individual's duty to "allow the same rights to others as we allow ourselves".
The failure to do so caused the birth of a social issue.
It is often the consequence of factors extending beyond an individual's social issue is the source of a conflicting opinion on the grounds of what is perceived as a morally just personal life or societal order.A number of civil rights movements have attempted to, and often succeeded at, advancing equality and extending rights to previously marginalized groups.These include the women's rights movement (beginning around the 1920s), the civil rights movement in the United States for African-American equality (beginning around the 1950s) and the LGBT rights movement (beginning around the 1960s).The line between a personal issue and a public issue may be subjective and depends on how groups are defined.However, when a large enough sector of society is affected by an issue, it becomes a social issue.
A past example of inequality as a social problem is slavery in the United States.