Essays Tagged: "Gender equality"

Sojourner Truth is an icon of the most American of ideals for her activism in various areas.

of women, making her an even more famous and controversial figure. As a feminist, Truth called for gender equality with the same conviction she used to battle slavery. However, Truth was disillusione ... luded her from being considered a "real woman." Truth attacked and re-affirmed the integrity of her gender identity. As a woman, she declared that she was the equal of any man in her ability to work, ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Gender Equality.

Men and women are indeed equal. When discussing the controversial topic of gender equality we would do well to understand each other before making our decision on gender super ... are creative, gentle, and forgiving. All the greatest love poems boast of how it takes one of each gender to form a complete creation. Somewhat like a puzzle; each piece possessing what the other is ...

(3 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Inequity between boys and girls

ocieties industrialize, the muscle power declines. It gives people more options and further reduces gender differences. Therefore most women get the same social standing as men get. However, there are ... her cause is our society. Even though the federal government puts a great deal of energy to improve gender equality, unfairness between two sexes still exists. The classic example can be the differenc ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Kitchen God's Wife

Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990'sOverall,the rights and status of women have improved considerably in th ... 1990'sOverall,the rights and status of women have improved considerably in thelastcentury; however, gender equality has recently been threatenedwithin the last decade.Blatantly sexist laws and practic ...

(21 pages) 125 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explain the difference between GDI and GEM and do you think that these measures are really appropriate to measure women's status and decision-making power in the Arab region

wards real development. Obviously development can't by any means take place without the presence of gender equality. In United Nations development program has developed two methods in order to measure ... ve never offered an equal opportunity and equal benefits to women. The majority of policies neglect gender relations from either the planning, implementation, monitoring or even evaluation of the proj ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Dicuss two different readings of John Donne's literature.

ment started in the late 1960's, and mainly involved middle class female academics fighting against gender inequality. Post WWII, many women were working the same jobs as men, yet not only were they b ... ceiling"). This led to the feminist psyche to criticise everything that they felt was contravening gender equality.A feminist critique of "the Sunne Rising," sees it as a self-consciously clever apos ...

(5 pages) 39 0 1.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Minority of minorities

lla of minority. Women have always been the minority everywhere, and no matter how loud the phrase "gender equality" is amplified, women are assaulted in different ways one or the other time. It is no ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Achieving gender equality is not that simple

capacity and ability of women to excel. Helen Reddy, I am sorry to break this to you, but achieving gender equality is not as simple as women all over knowing that they are 'strong", that they are 'in ... change the way humanity thinks; if only one person could write a song that had the power to abolish gender inequality forever. If only.Unfortunately for us, nothing in life is this simple, particularl ...

(2 pages) 72 2 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Prstitution Lesson for aspiring teachers.

men into lives of prostitution, oppression, and patriarchal domination despite overt appearances of gender equality and upward vocational mobility. Students will work in groups, each investigating an ...

(5 pages) 45 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Gender role

dependent on a man. Today, that opinion seems to be changing. Many countries on the world admit to gender equality among men and women. However, there are some people still think that woman are born ... ore with their good friends than boys do etc.According to, the number of women show on TV is far smaller than the number of men shown. Women are u ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Drama as a vehicle for making a comment on an aspect of society.

as a device to comment on aspects of society. In this case the aspects of society were the study of gender equality and of perfectionism in all aspects of life.David Williamson brings up the issue of ... from each other if their fundamental views on the responsibility of marriage roles based mostly on gender and tradition are not resolved. The play is also trying to convey the message that Aggression ...

(5 pages) 48 1 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Short tutorial report on Bias in History with reference to the Korean Nationalist Paradigm.

nce to the women's movement because debate in the public sphere was diverted to nationalist issues, gender equality was considered secondary to the important task of gaining independence (from the Jap ...

(5 pages) 33 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gender Discrimination in the Underdeveloped World.

Women across the globe experience gender discrimination in varied forms and cultural levels, and although gender equality is becoming ... ould be expected because if half of the society suffers so will the whole. Practices such as female gender mutilation (FGM) which is customary in some cultures in North Africa, affect nearly 2 million ... and recent high levels of female infanticide in China are primary examples of the social effects of gender discrimination in the developing world. Gender prejudice exists even in nations where gender ...

(10 pages) 157 1 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Growth of Gender Equality.

Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century; however, gender equality has recently been threatened within the last decade. Blatantly sexist laws and pract ...

(8 pages) 129 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Movies and Gender Stereotypes.

I do not believe that we have achieved gender equality because gender stereotypes still exist in today's society. Gender stereotypes are po ... ionships between these two variables. Therefore, studies attempt to verify the relationship between gender stereotypes and movies. It investigates the existence, construction, and importance of gender ... and importance of gender stereotypes in society life. The key concepts in this study are marked as gender stereotypes.The construction of gender stereotypes is a subject that has been broadly discuss ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Enhancing women's full participation in electoral processes in post-conflict countries.

FORUM: Special Conference on 'Gender Equality',Question of: Enhancing women's full participation in electoral processes in post-co ... a new government.Deeply Conscious: that in many post conflict nations, inequality in both race and gender are present.Congratulating: organizations such as Universal Declaration of Human rights, Conv ... nvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women etc. In the progression of gender equality.Emphasizing: the importance for More Economically Developed Countries to collaborate ...

(2 pages) 12 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Effects of the American Revolution

on of the electoral college and constitution, and the American culture with its views on racial and gender equality. Although the war lasted a mere eight years, the Revolution lasted well over a "cent ...

(6 pages) 88 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Feminism Women Equal

Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century; however, gender equality has recently been threatened within the last decade. Blatantly sexist laws and pract ...

(9 pages) 212 1 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Gender equality

Tyrone Cloyd Baltimore, MD Gender equality has been a social concern since man step foot on earth. When we think of gender equa ... ociety is deeply rooted in the American culture, and it is hard to name, to discuses, and to study. Gender roles for men, then are viewed not as biological givens, but as social constructions created ... and shame related to all things feminine, the development of rigid traditional male roles, or male gender role conflict {(O'Neil, Helms, Gable, David, & Wrightsman, 1986) Mahalik 1998}.Looking at ...

(7 pages) 112 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Women in Muslim Society

nequally and cruelly. The object of this report is to challenge this stereotype and the argument of gender equality within the Islamic Religion/Muslim society.2 INTRODUCTIONThe status of women in the ... RECOMMENDATIONS As mentioned earlier the objective of this report is to challenge the stereotype of gender inequality within the Islamic religion/Muslim society. To define this you must go to the base ...

(8 pages) 144 0 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam