Essays Tagged: "Young Women"

A Woman's Identity

ced to carry outthese roles because of society's traditional view of the rolewomen should play, and young women are pressured to follow intheir mother's footsteps. Because a woman's life revolves arou ... s society, becausenurturing and child care are viewed as feminine traits. Womenare conditioned at a young age to believe that once they areadults they will become mothers. If a middle aged, married wo ...

(2 pages) 97 1 4.0 Mar/1997

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

Abusive relationship

ng to the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire. Yet many of these affected young women hide the problem from friends and family.When classifying 'dating violence', it can rang ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.2 Jan/1996

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

Women in math

s more than likely that she wouldn't even be hired.Many organizations have been established to help young women to prosue carriers in either math,science and engineering. A few examples of these organ ... ngineering), ASEM (Advocates forWomen in Science, Engineering and Mathematics) and many others.Many young women do not prosue carriers in math for one or more key reasons. One is that theyhave no fema ...

(2 pages) 88 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa, medical terminology

ty-two years old. . . and weighed only fifty pounds. Sheena was just one of the alarming numbers of young women who become obsessed with the shape and size of their bodies, and suffer harmful, or in t ... rolling presence for susceptible individuals. " The socioculture pressure on today's adolescent and young women to be thin and attractive also play an important role in the development of eating disor ...

(9 pages) 124 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


if they kept their babies, they would hate their children for reminding them of such a painful time.Young women between 15 and 19 account for at least 5 million abortions every year -- 1 million of th ... ng a decision to abort her child is painful and ruthless, but under certain situation such as rape, young age and health reasons, a woman would choose to terminate her pregnant by abortion.

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1996

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

A controversial essay about abortion with the view of despising abortion, and a little about some alternitives to abortion.

rime; abortion is only murder in disguise. Why don't all the murderers go to jail? There are so man young women and doctors incorporated into this scheme. Why would society except this sort of thing? ... nd caring for it. The most common used alternative is keeping it. This is, however, destroying many young teens' futures. Plans for collage and careers are demolished and degraded. Many young mothers ...

(2 pages) 313 1 3.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Osteoporosis: Prevention is the Key

and exercise. It is important to get enough calcium and vitamin D in the daily diet especially for young women. Young women between the ages of 11 and 25 can need as much as 1000-1500 mg of calcium p ...

(1 pages) 70 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This Is an Essay about women's Gender roles in the 1920s, specifically the issues surrounding the youth and women in the workplace.

to fill the jobs of the absentee soldiers, as well as the "Revolution in manners and morals" where young girls acted more glamorous, flamboyant, and "independent". But the truth of the matter is that ... intention of supporting any of their decisions to continue working after the soldiers returned. The young women that would go out at night with men and drink and smoke, dubbed "flappers", were acting ...

(5 pages) 327 0 4.7 Oct/2002

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

This paper is about anorexia in teenage girls discusses the problems

or extremely tiny portions, and even fasting to the point of starvation. Victims of anorexia, often young women, constantly wage physical battles within themselves against the mental fear of gaining w ... ll appear to play a role. It is usually treated, at least in part, as a psychologicaldisorder."Many young women who develop this disease often feel they are attempting to take control or regain contro ...

(12 pages) 197 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The work of photographer Lauren Greenfield and her project "girl Culture"

discussed her inspiration for 'Girl Culture' as and interest in understanding what it means to be a young woman today or in the past. She focused on the way girls lives have changed so drastically fro ... y girls lives have changed so drastically from the beginning of the 1900s till today. A century ago young women spent time in school, helping their mother, and in leisure activities such as reading, w ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"Cosmopolitan Race Analysis". The essay explores racial representation in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and how limited it is.

oriety is mostly based upon displaying the "most beautiful" women in the world. This magazine gives young women a standard of beauty to strive for, although it is realistically unattainable. Therefore ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.7 Jan/2003

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

How do both Carhlotte Brontë and Daphne du Maurier explore the dificulties faced by two young women in "Jane Eyre" and "Rebecca"?

e speak so to a man.'Taken from Jane Eyre, this quote depicts the foremost difficulty which the two young women must face, the prejudice other people place on them, and what they must do to rise above ... preconceptions.In the novels Jane Eyre and Rebecca, we are presented with the life-journeys of two young women, their obstacles, and the way they develop amongst these problems. In this essay I will ...

(5 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The pyschological results of war, using "Catch-22 by" Joseph Heller, and "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane as examples from literature.

ombat, battles on fields of grass, the streets of a city, or desert sand. For countless generations young men and now young women have taken to arms and put their lives on the line for the problems of ... ombardier on a United States B-24 on a fictional island south of Italy in World War II. Henry was a young infantry soldier from New York State, in the Civil War. Henry was under tremendous pressure; h ...

(8 pages) 62 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Emma Willard and her effect on educational opportunities.

he day. Women's boarding schools at the time were usually "finishing schools", schools that offered young women (usually of wealth) skills of refinement, such as painting, singing, perhaps a bit of Fr ... and left the school's leadership to her son."Advancing the educational opportunities for women in a young nation whose founding principles encouraged its citizens to follow their convictions and pursu ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Falling Into The 'Hot' Trap," a review of ABC's reality TV series "Are You Hot?" Discusses how the show is mentally, physically, and monetarily destructive to young women.

e question myself. I feel that "Are You Hot" is mentally, physically, and monetarily destructive to young women. It leads them to obsess over their appearance, and can be damaging in the following way ... se they subconsciously compare their own bodies to the ones on TV. "Are You Hot" completely alters ayoung woman's conceptions of what is normal; creating a false image of what she should look like. It ...

(7 pages) 124 0 4.2 Apr/2003

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

The Miracle Worker & Children Of A Lesser God.

ies "The Miracle Worker" and "Children Of A Lesser God" are both stories about the struggles of two young women who are hearing impaired, who are being persuaded to come out of their "shells". They bo ... aracters in the stories are very similar. In the novel "The Miracle Worker" the main character is a young girl who is deaf and blind. Helen Keller was considered a brat and was spoiled by her parents. ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.3 May/2003

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

Feminism and reading advertising images.

These days most young women in western society have grown up with feminism as a part of their lives. Younger women's ... ay traditional feminists handle supposedly sexist or offensive images, particularly in advertising. Young women may now see this as over-reacting or unnecessary and prefer to express feminist ideas in ... as a lesser sex. Feminist views can be so entrenched however that a new feminism, that will attract younger members, "needs to recognise, develop and enhance women's abilities to negotiate images"(Lum ...

(6 pages) 165 1 4.5 Jun/2003

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


is known as anorexia. According to Harvard's eating disorder center , one out of every one hundred young women between ten and twenty are starving themselves, 8 million people in the United States su ... its roots in our society and media. Our society and media glamorize thinness to the point that some young females obsess about it. Cultural ideas of what is desirable or beautiful may change from cult ...

(3 pages) 119 4 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Covers controversial issue of the sterilisation of women under the age of 18 with an intellectual impairment.

PAGE 1INTRODUCTIONThis assignment covers the controversial issue of the sterilisation of young women underthe age of 18 with an intellectual impairment. All information in this assignment h ... s, meaning in the child's best interest.Sterilisation procedures are being performed on children as young as 12 without theproper authorisation from the courts and tribunals. In majority of cases the ... temeasures there is the urgent need for heightened accountability that requires thesterilisation of young children to be unlawful unless authorised by the courts whateverthe purpose of the operation. ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Teen pregnancy.

one of the highest pregnancy rates in the United States, South Texas should implement programs for young woman to avoid becoming a statistic. Family values are declining more and more every year, and ... oning children to believe this is normal, (that being, find a man, get pregnant and lose that man). Young woman need to learn that an education is the most important thing in their lives, and then wor ...

(4 pages) 139 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters