Essays Tagged: "Violence against women"

Racism is All Around Us - White Supremacist Views in Mainstream Society. Describes discrimination against Jews, homosexuals, and blacks.

r the past decade, and the issues and incidents of racism as well as anti-Semitism, homophobia, and violence against women are ones which need to be addressed with increasing urgency. While the courts ... he courts are more and more frequently relying on civil rights laws to prosecute racially motivated violence, the common abuses of basic human rights are often overlooked. In fact, the encroachment of ...

(9 pages) 484 2 4.7 Mar/2002

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

Outline some of the forms male violence against women takes. What purpose does male violence against women serve? Critically evaluate feminist activism around violence.

Most women experience some form of sexual violence as part of their daily reality. Even if this does not take the extreme form of rape, beatin ... ide-spread circulation of sexist literature and pornography create a climate that encourages sexual violence and harassment by objectifying women.Violence against women can take many forms, physical a ... n can take many forms, physical and sexual, financial, verbal and psychological/emotional. Physical violence includes not only actual assaults but also the threat of violence which limits women's acti ...

(8 pages) 584 1 3.6 Apr/2002

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

The Devil in the Shape of a woman. Speaks of examples of women in America being executed as witches.

s about women, the place of women in society, and with women themselves. Also, it confronts us with violence against women and how the problems of society were often blamed on women. Even though some ...

(7 pages) 214 5 4.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Domestic Violence Against Women; A Socio-Economic Crisis

IntroductionDomestic Violence Against Women is a global issue reaching across national boundaries as well as socio-econom ... past twenty-five years, has the issue been 'brought into the open as a field of concern and study' (Violence Against Women in the Family, page 38).Domestic violence is not an isolated, individual even ... haviors that the abuser uses to gain power and control over the victim. Unlike stranger-to-stranger violence, in domestic violence situations the same perpetrator repeatedly assaults the same victim. ...

(9 pages) 482 1 3.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Rape...does the victim deserve it or not?

y or even a relative. It's tragic for anyone to have to suffer with this end result. The problem of violence against women needs to be frankly and steadily handled by authorities in measures to protec ...

(3 pages) 98 1 3.8 Apr/2003

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

The Interstate Commerce Clause: How the Supreme Court Interpreted It Over.

ommerce Clause:How the Supreme Court Interpreted It Over the Past 200 YearsThe Clean Water Act, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Endanger Species Act are all good legislative acts, but what gav ... he appeal of the Brzonkala v Virginia Polytechnic Institute the "federal appeals court declared the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) unconstitutional" (Kopel and Reynolds 1). Brzonkala was a female s ...

(10 pages) 101 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Rape Culture

he cruel act of rape continues to be a growing epidemic and does not appear to be declining. Sexual violence is clearly a national problem in need of greater governmental response. The national Instit ... Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently funded the center for Policy Research to conduct the Violence Against Women Survey (Tjaden & Thoennes, 1998). The study, a nationally representative ...

(13 pages) 127 4 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Domestic Violence

IntroductionDomestic Violence Against Women is a global issue reaching acrossnational boundaries as well as socio-economi ... e past twenty-fiveyears, has the issue been "brought into the open as a field of concern andstudy" (Violence Against Women in the Family, page 38).Domestic violence is not an isolated, individual even ... ehaviors that the abuser uses to gain power and controlover the victim. Unlike stranger-to-stranger violence, in domestic violencesituations the same perpetrator repeatedly assaults the same victim. T ...

(8 pages) 373 1 4.0 Feb/2004

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

Sexual harrasment agains women

SEXUALVIOLENCE AGAINST WOMENIn today's society, sexual violence against women isn't a rarity. Every year, ... ar, large numbers of women are becoming victims of some kind of violent act. This has caused sexual violence to become a growing concern among societies. Let us ask ourselves, "When will it stop?" Wom ... number of victims there are, you might come to the realization that it could, and it might. Sexual violence will not go away if we continue to let it happen. We as women have to stand up for ourselve ...

(8 pages) 176 0 4.7 Apr/2004

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

The Objectification of Women in Advertising: What are the Affects on Society ?

. Does the objectification of women in advertising have an adverse affect on society? Is there more violence against women as a result of these images? Are women being exploited? Are we simply looking ... people suggest that the objectification of women in advertising dehumanizes them, which may lead to violence being forced on them. Some ads actually depict violent scenes, even the death of women for ...

(9 pages) 233 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Policy Monitoring Report in Australia

ry is happening, taking us away from a desirable state of affairs" (McConnell, 2003: 393). Domestic violence against women can be thought of such an issue that does indeed take us away from desirable ... interviewed 3001 people, eighteen percent reported that they had experienced some form of domestic violence. Of this eighteen percent, 66% were women and 34% were men. While this statistic is alarmin ...

(8 pages) 71 2 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Epilogue

ion, uncertainty, and a never-ending struggle to survive. These policies have entailed increases in violence against women due to higher levels of frustration and stress within the family that have be ...

(2 pages) 491 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Is Pornography A Threat To The Freedom of Women?

hed by the women's movement.Pornography in all forms has been proven in numerous studies to promote violence against women. This is mainly due to the fact the men, in viewing pornographic material, fe ... While over the last century and a half, the women's movement (among other things) has worked to end violence, social injustice and limited opportunities, the awareness created of the discrimination at ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.6 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"Erotica and Pornography" by Gloria Steinem

states that pornography is when the "subject is not mutual love, or love at all, but domination and violence against women" (130). In pornography, one individual is a dominant force, and erotica is wh ... ry violent rated R movie, which only proves one thing: the American public is interested in sex and violence. Gloria Steinem states that "until we untangle the lethal confusion of sex with violence, t ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What explanations are offered for violence against women? (A look at Biblical and media influence on violence against women)

Undoubtedly violence against women is still rife within even our developed society and this violence can manifes ... developed society and this violence can manifest itself emotionally, sexually and physically. This violence can have devastating consequences for all involved. There are many reasons for violence aga ... eing independent and going out to work etc. Often these men utilise alternative methods to physical violence including the creation of a situation where a woman is economically dependant on him, where ...

(3 pages) 44 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"A Property Of the Clan" by Nick Enright: Analysis

turbing subject, but does so in a thoughtful and sensitive way, acknowledging the brutal reality of violence against women as an unfortunate experience in life. The plot of “A Property of the Clan " ... re because of Ricko's violent characteristics. People who watch this play will be influenced by the violence at first, but towards the end of the play, you can see the change of Ricko's characteristic ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Husband Battering

and TVads across the country proclaim that "every fifteen seconds a women is beatenby a man." Violence against women is clearly a problem of national importance,but has anyone ever asked how oft ... sked how often men are beaten by women? The unfortunatefact is that men are the victims of domestic violence at least as often aswomen are. While the very idea of men being beaten by their wives runs ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hip Hop Culture

hip hop that is on the radio today is violent and controversial, raising issues of gangs, poverty, violence against women and drug abuse. The gangster dangerous life is glamorized through the use of ... e to prominence on the East Coast. Scoolly D, of Philadelphia, presented graphic tales of gangs and violence in the album "PSK [Park Side Killers]-What Does It Mean? (1985) Also Boogie Down Production ...

(5 pages) 59 0 3.5 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Violence Against Women Act

Violence Against Women Act In this world today there are so many issues that are controversial in th ... to make some decisions? Is it the federal or state governments? Well in one case in particular, the Violence Against Women Act brought up many power controversies. In this time you will find about any ... onstitution. They were just following the constitution, which they are doing now in the case of the Violence Against Women Act. It is not they are trying to take rights away from women its just that t ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Transforming the text: "Blackrock"

turbing subject, but does so in a thoughtful and sensitive way, acknowledging the brutal reality of violence against women as an unfortunate experience in life. The plot of "A Property of the Clan " i ...

(4 pages) 25 1 3.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis