It's true that men and women are equal in the sense that we're equally born. But it's clear that we have some key differences that are decidedly not equal.
Erin spent 1-1/2 years of her life pregnant. During that time it was obvious that our lives have serious inequalities.
Beyond basic human rights and social justice, the notion of gender equality is misguided.
A better concept than equality is the concept of fairness. In order to treat each other fairly, we must consciously consider our differences. This doesn't mean relating to each other with blind equality.