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  • Women And Men Equal In Our Society
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    Are women and men equal in our society? Why or why not? Women's Rights establish the same social and economic status for women as for men. Women's rights guarantee that women will not face discrimination on the basis of their sex. Until the second half of the 20th century, women in most societies were denied some of the legal and political rights according to men. Although women in much of the world have gained significant legal rights, many people believe that women still do not have equality w...
  • Gender Equality
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    My Great-Grandmother was not a Person My Great-Grandmother was not a person. Neither was yours. Up until about 67 years ago no females were. We were supposed to be pregnant and barefoot in the kitchen. At least that's the perception that the laws enforced. (For ex: The Election Act of the Dominion of Canada and The Common Law of England) As part of the British Commonwealth many of our laws were the same as England's and enforced by British parliament. One such law from the Common Law of England ...
  • Todays Tv Sitcoms Woman
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    Gender Issues: Have Womans Rights Improved Twenty-five years ago, when my mother was little she had three career choices available to her, a teacher, a nurse, or a secretary. So as the I was growing up my mother made sure that I knew that I could be whatever I wanted to be, when I grew up. With this belief in mind I set my goal as becoming the first woman President of the United States, but as I started to work towards this goal I realized that what she did not tell me about were the obstacles t...
  • Equality In China
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    Women's Role in China " The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: 'It's a girl. ' '-Shirley Ch islom- Women have had changing roles in every society for centuries. Depending on the country, some women have had a harder time achieving equality. One of these countries is China. These women have faced such obstacles as foot binding to concubines. Until the twentieth century women were not considered equals in their society. Many cruel things were ...
  • Most Outcry For Equality Of Women
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    Liberation of Men's "Better Half" Throughout history, stereotypes of women- ideological, ethnic, and sexual- seem to exist in all societies. Today and throughout history, women have benn viewed on many, many different ways. Throughout most of history, and in most cultures and societies, women were viewed as "the weaker half" and their purpose was to run the house and take care of things such as cooking and the kids. Via much reform in the United States, American women today are for the most part...
  • Equal Opportunity Behind The Train Of Feminists
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    Down to Feminists-Hail to Real Women Everywhere Equal opportunity, it's such a standard policy these days. It was originally associated with the feminist movement with the simple intent to establish a level playing field. The "prima facia" of the phrase is idealistic, and at the least, the perpetual continuation of egalitarianism. Although these are both true, taking a look deeper into the contemporary application of the concept reveals anything but equality. As a woman, these so-called "feminis...
  • Women's Struggle For Gender Equality
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    Struggle For Equality Throughout history Women have been subjected to cruel and unfair treatment in an in equal society designed to oppress the physically inferior woman. Men's superior strength has too often debacle d a woman's ability to strive for success and reach one's full potential. A man's strength is an insufficient reason to suppress the powerful voice, and intellect of women. Throughout their struggle for equality, being oppressed, women have shown that they have the drive to persever...
  • Equality Of Women In The New Testament
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    A Comparison of the Status of Women in Classical Athens and Early Christianity Since the beginning of time the treatment of women has improved dramatically. In the earliest of times women were mere slaves to men. Today women are near equals in almost all fields. In 411 B.C., when Lysistrata 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 today, the trea...
  • Favor Of Female Suffrage
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    A major political issue in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was the "woman question". It was directed towards the rights of women, focusing on whether they should be allowed to vote or not. Those in favor of female suffrage wanted to break the chain of male supremacy, so women could advance in society. Those against female suffrage wanted women to keep their judgments within the confines of the home; because if they were given the right to vote, there would be total chaos. A common ideolog...
  • Equal Funding For Sports
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    Since the birth of the United States women have been discriminated against. Men looked upon them as someone to take care of the household chores, to take care of children, and to provide dinner after a long day of work. Obviously this type of stuff still goes on today with women, but not as bad as it was in colonial times or even if you go as far back as the 1900's. Now of days, in some situations, household roles have switched. Women have taken on careers and men stay home and play mom. In othe...

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