Essays Tagged: "Women's rights"

A Comparison of the Status of Women in Classical Athens and Early Christianity

strata was written, men had many stunning advantages to that of their female counterparts. Although women's rights between 30 and 100 A.D., the time of the New Testament, were still not what they are ... t exceeds that of the women in Lysistrata in three major ways: physical mobility, society's view of women's nature, and women's public legal rights.Albeit in Lysistrata the women were shown as revolut ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.5 Oct/1996

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

Chivalry, Politically Incorrect? Who would have thought that chivalry, a sense of justice, and honor above all else would be accosted by a modern society and the legal system?

politically correct (PC)to have overstepped the spirit of law and abandoned common sense.The equal rights for women originated with their fighting back for men's cruel ownership mentality toward wome ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Age of Reform.

itical and harsh conditions that lay within their country. They saw it in education, mental health, women's rights and so much more. These people fought to reform these institutions and fulfill the pr ... for reform based their proposals on the democratic ideal of equal rights. The reforms of education, women's rights and mental health all claimed to this promise. They all supported that people should ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Certain feminists believe that women are universally oppressed and disadvantaged. Do you agree?

traditionally thought of as 'men's work'.These women and their achievements helped to stimulate the women's movement and the powerful women of the late twentieth century have helped to keep a dying fe ... ust another reason to complain, due to their blindness to the inequality. There are still important women's issues to be resolved such as unequal salaries, domestic violence, and rape. Though women's ...

(3 pages) 109 1 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Brief 1 Page Analysis of Gender Equality in the film 'Rosie The Riveter'

h rapid progress boggles my mind. It seems to me that World War II give the advancement of American women's rights just the boost it needed, much to the chagrin of the male-dominated society. As we sa ... wartime experiences they knew it. 'Rosie The Riveter' gave us a glimpse of how the metamorphosis of women's rights was jump started, when hundreds of thousands were given the opportunity to do the job ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Feb/2004

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

19th Century Literature

or themselves. The literature of the 19th century reflects three very important issue of that time: women's rights, slavery, and poverty.An important speech given during the 19th century, which discus ... lavery, and poverty.An important speech given during the 19th century, which discusses the topic of women's right, is Elizabeth Cady Stanton's speech at the First Convention to Women's Rights. Stanton ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of the Australian Legal System for woman (under representation)

specific program to create awareness amongst male to understand the rights of women and to respect women's capacity to learn and work as an equal. There has been a lack of amendments to many policies ... after the feminist era has occurred. The legislations have a lack of flexibility to compromise with women's needs when they are in the position of a leader.The Howard government has openly admit to wi ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Changing Roles of Women in Society, Beginning in the Late Eighteenth Century

omen were supposed to stay at home. Emerging from this time period were many documents dealing with women's rights and the changing role of women in society.One of these documents, entitled Declaratio ... ouges introduces the idea of women in the workplace and speaks out against the traditional views of women's roles in society.The French Revolution is a particularly rich area of women's socio and poli ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Achieving gender equality is not that simple

er Helen Reddy in 1972. Although over 30 years old, this songs lyrics raise imperative issues about women's right and about the capacity and ability of women to excel. Helen Reddy, I am sorry to break ... ticipation in politics but this balance is not the only answer, rather, further activity to include women's voices are needed in positions of power and influence to really make a difference.Also, the ...

(2 pages) 72 2 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

A description and psychological review of several essays regarding gender and sexuality in US media

retty women to try to lure people in however since this is only counter productive for the advances women's in images we discuss and work to achieve.National Organization for webs ... for website basically promotes functions, organizations and ideas dedicated to women's right. The website has a very wide variety of material from gay marriage to women and social ...

(13 pages) 86 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Creative Response from "Edward Scissorhands" - the movie "STAMP YOUR FEET TO THE TUNE OF INDIVIDUALISM"

fe. To achieve this, we must progress and continue building our foundations of bonding together and women's rights. An idea I aspire towards, is building a community facility centre that would aid the ... listed the negative and positive points, and without a doubt the positives out weigh the negatives.Women's rights are issues of this modern time. There is no escaping the typical picture of a housewi ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2005

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

How Christianity Took Place in Women's Lives

right for a woman to do. I recognize no rights but human rights- I know nothing of men's rights and women's rights; for in Christ Jesus, there is neither male nor female." This idea brings about the r ... eived humans and then they were able to see that they were being treated different compared to men. Women's rights that were supposed to be "human" rights were unfair. The men got to get an education ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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

Date rape.

en sent to jail. This happens to many women and many men walk away with no punishment for violating women's rights.Women need to watch out for themselves in sketchy situations. If she feels uncomforta ...

(2 pages) 64 4 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

American Studies: What gender issues of its time does "The Awakening" reflect

"The Awakening" has been very important to women's movement. Although some people question the importance of this book in terms of effect it ha ... t she killed herself because she felt defeated by society and did not want to disgrace her children.Women's issues were still too new in the late 1800s for the book to have any impact at the time it w ... the 1940s we however, have recognized the book as an important contribution to the understanding of women's changing roles in our society. To me this seems as if the book was published way ahead of it ...

(6 pages) 55 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of J.D. Saligner's "Catcher in the Rye". Emphasis on the confused charector Holden Caulfield.

more pressure on the women. Holden sees through this theme and doesn't buy into it. He respects the rights of women and loves them for who they are, not just for sexual purposes. This caused Holden's ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a brief essy on American feminism

is brief discussion we will limit are feminist's goals of equality to the four distinct elements of women's suffrage, economic independence, labor rights, as well as a social movement. These points re ... had to fight for over the years in America; one can see many parallels between the struggles of the women's suffrage movement and the civil rights movement of the 1960's. The struggle for the right to ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Arabian Nights" by Richard Francis Burton and Obedient Women

pter has been switched long time ago. Now we are in the 21st century where women have earned power, rights, and knowledge. We can't say that men have lost their power, but it is that women ascended to ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Australian Women's rights

The rights and freedoms of women had changed dramatically in the post World War II era due to the Women's Movement of the 1970s. Prior the Women's Movement, women were still limited in their employm ... and were restricted and expected by the public to traditional roles of household wives. However the Women's Movement tackled those traditional ideas and fought for the rights for women. Through their ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Answer Is No

oice to make her own decision. In this situation the author uses his own desire rather then using a women's desire to make her own decision. "It was the sort of situation that could force her into som ... fe will pass calmly, peacefully, rather then happily." This story ignores the significance of women's rights. Instead it portrays how woman are weak and overly dominated by men. "The Answer Is n ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Change in Women's Rights between 1750 CE and 1914 CE.

tural, and usually very drastic. Perhaps the most visible cultural change was that in working-class women's rights and conditions, which improved significantly during the era of revolutions. The most ... tions, which improved significantly during the era of revolutions. The most visible improvements in women's rights were seen in Western Europe and China, where women gained many rights but remained un ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History