Young women can look forward to a better quality of life than before. Do you agree?
Legally young women are equal to men and have similar right. In some modern society, women’s plight have improve through years but in patriarchal society, men still keep this traditional image of women.
Young women can look forward to a better quality of life than before:
Women in modern society:
Nowadays women play an important role in
After various manifestations, programmes
and fights done by various feminists against sexual
injustice, new policy has been set out to establish
Some feminist who fight for women are:
Abigail Adams, from the first-waves feminism.
Bella Abzug, from the second-waves feminism.
Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa, from the third-wave feminism.
leila Ahmed, a muslim feminist and
Olympe Audouard, a French feminist.
The national organisaton for women(NOW’s) is an organization which main issues are:
Ending sex discrimination, stopping violence against women, abortion and reproductive right, economic justice, women friendly workplace, marriage equality, family laws, constitutional equality, and promoting diversity and ending racism.
Thus now young women can look forward to a better
quality of life than before.
According laws such as ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities – Right’s of Women, Equal Rights Amendment, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978,State Abortion Laws (U.S.),U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – Equal Pay Act of 1963,
Men and women are not equal. This phrase has been floating around in one way or another for hundreds of years it is only recently that the United States got rid of this long–standing discrimination. There are many obvious and not-so-obvious reasons why women should be considered equal to men. It is a common misconception that men are smarter and more competent than woman. The reason why this ...
women are now given the same
opportunity like men.
Thus there is less discrimination concerning education and
Women have access education:
Girls today, women tomorrow, leaders in
Young women are given the chance to be
The rapid development of society helps them
gain good and complete education.
There is less sexual harassment in schools
and other educational institutions.
There is different association actually such as the Foundation for the Education of Young Women (FEYW) found in Texas whose mission is to support:
Their aim is to give young women opportunities to:-
-acquire academic skill
-to become responsible, healthy and active.
In the past few years, 9.91 per cent of boys and 76.30 per cent of girls passed in the hsc exams, which proved that girls maintain an edge over boys.
Young Women can work nowadays:
Young women have become more
independent and they have the
opportunity to work in various fields
They are able to choose what they want to do
Many young women are going into profession like:
They comprise a large part of the workers in
businesses and factories.
They also occupy important positions which are mainly held by men.
There are even some businesses which are run completely by women.
In Mauritius the role of women is changing rapidly.
Although they are not well paid, jobs allow young women to gain a certain degree of personal and social freedom.
One woman, in a 1993 National Geographic article,
said: “For a Mauritian woman, to work is to be free.
The President of the Media Watch Organization,
the Mauritian Chapter of the Southern Africa
Through out history, society has stereotyped women, making it merely impossible for women to achieve her goals and desires in life. In life and in this county women have always been treated as second best by biased men. Women have always been treated like they are never good enough for careers outside of the home. The sex of a person should not determine what type of duties or what kind of job a ...
Gender in the Media (GEM) Network, Mrs. Loga
Virahsawmy is one feminist who fights for women’s
right in Mauritius.
Clearly, women are making outstanding
contributions to the progress of modern
Women in their maritial life:
In many societies now women are not force to get
married early and are able to choose freely their
When it comes to money and marriage, young
women are more likely to know about and manage a
Married women between the ages of 18 and 34 are
the most likely among married people to play a
significant role in managing the couple’s finances,
and less likely to squabble with their spouses about
Young women in politics:
Women have the right to participate in political
decision making for their country.
There is no sexual discrimination in their
participation to vote for their party.
Women are equal partners with men at all
levels of development and implementation of
State policies and development programmed.
In Mauritius,10 women have their place in the parliament and for the government.
Women cannot look forward to a better life:
Patriarchal societies: Afghan and African society
However, young women are supposed to
have equal right like men but still in
patriarchal society women are regarded as to
Women in Africa:
African women do much more than their share
of the work in many spheres of daily life.
African women are supposed to:
-fetch firewood and water
-work the fields
-sell goods in the marketplace, and more.
Still “women’s work” continues to be circumscribed
by traditional boundaries and is invisible by men.
Role in society:
What place should young women have in society?
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Traditionally, a woman’s place has been inferior
to that of the average man.
Whatever is considered most valuable in society is
placed under the direction of men.
Whatever is considered less valuable is given to
women to care for.
Women’s right trampled despite new law:
The 8 march 2011 has marked the 100th
Anniversary of the International Women’s day
but still in Afghan women’s right is
not respected. Discrimination, fear abuse,
corruption is still present in Afghan.
right trampled despite new law:
Education is not accessible for young women:
Numerous schools for girls have been burned down and little girls have even been poisoned to death for daring to go to school.
Another example of ambivalence is the case of the men who threw acid in the faces of 15 female students in Kandahar city in November 2008.
Young women are not able to live freely:
The repression of women is still prevalent in rural areas where many families still restrict
-sisters from participating in public life.
In these societies a girl cannot leave home until her parents find a husband for her, and then she move into her husband’s family’s home and spend the rest of her life having babies.
The life of young women in Afghan in very difficult as each day they suffer.
They are force to get married with someone chose by their parent and have any protection.
They are being abuse, ill-treated and killed.
Young women have not protection:
Women risk further violence by seeking justice for
crimes perpetrated against them”,
Stated a report by the UN Assistance Mission in
Afghanistan on the situation of Afghan women in July
In Afghan the police men are corrupted and did not
defend women’s right. Maliha, a young women of 22
has been rape by five man and her own husband.
Tying to seek for help by the police, she has been
bring back to her husband house and rape by the
policeman and left unconscious.
Where did all those romantic fellas go? With all that can be, all that is within us, romance lives forever! So why not take advantage of it. Did you ever look around and wonder why a woman will chose another man over you? Maybe you are more handsome, intelligent, richer and so much more than that other plain fellow what's his name. But he's romantic and obviously knows how to treat a woman and ...
Over the past two years more than 1,900 cases of violence against women in 26 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces have been recorded in a database run by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and UNIFEM.)
It was firstly verbal abuse and then it turn to physical violence.
Karzai publicly vowed that a severe punishment would be given to these men but court officials in Kandahar and Kabul have said that they are unaware of the case and do not know where the alleged perpetrators are.
Therefore in Afghan young women cannot
give their opinion and complaint about sexual
To conclude, in various societies there is improvement concerning women’s right. The plight of young women has change
and more women are independent financially and have more freedom. But in some patriarchal society the progress is slow and some women are still victims of sexual injustice.