More than seventy percent of poor in the world are women, while the number of females living in poverty has significantly and disproportionately increased as compared with men. Women also have unequal access to major economic resources like credit, capital, land and labor. Restricted opportunities for career advancement and employment are available for women. These limitations restrict the capabilities of women to improve their monetary and economic scenario. (Zinn, 2005) Women are not represented appropriately at all levels of governments’ decision making in community, but specifically at national and regional levels.
44% of the female children can not access primary school, the home to the basics of life. At the same time, child brides face another major issue, which is pregnancy. The bodies of those children brides are too fragile to handle pregnancy, but it is still very frequent. Child brides are more likely to have children and less likely to be medically taken care of. In Niger for instance, 11% of brides that are married before the age of 15 deliver their babies in a health facility.
In fact, 603 million women live in countries where domestic violence is not yet considered as a crime. One out of four women experienced violence during pregnancy, over 60 million girls worldwide are child brides, married before the age of 18 as conformed by United Nation as a result on their survey. A woman can do violence to other woman but in most cases, violence is done by men to women. “Violence against women and girls continues unabated in every continent, country and culture. It takes a devastating toll on women’s lives, on their family and on society as a whole.
About 250 prostitutes are having unprotected sex and are spreading it. The women that are affected with it cannot receive the help they need. Diseases and problems like this is the biggest problem and why it should not be legalized. (would) Immigration is also a big reason. Immigrants are abducted and taken to American to be old every day.
gender discrimination in education is the most prevalent issue in many developing countries such as Nigeria, Iran , Bangladesh, India. In education, most women experience differential treatment from their families and the society. This attitude came from the thoughts that women will eventually end in kitchen even if they achieve high education. A women is not encouraged to pursue education at higher levels, a lot of them stop enrolling in formal education after secondary level or only venture halfway in tertiary level. Female make more than fifty percent of the population of the world.
Such abortions are not only unsafe but also risky. In Latin America countries like Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela, about one million are admitted annually in hospital due to incomplete abortion. As a result, this causes problems in the reproductive system. Worldwide, forty two million abortions are estimated to take place annually with twenty million unsafe abortions, five million health problems and seventy thousand maternal deaths. Also, what about pregnancy resulting from rape or incest?
Gender is one dimension of social status that determines how an identical behaviour is differently labeled. The justice system reinforces patriarchal authority and therefore systems of inequality. Just Mercy brings attention to the phenomena that sees the majority of women incarcerated for nonviolent, low level drug crimes, or property crimes. Women like Marsha Colbey are put on death row after unpredictable circumstances and lack of means to access resources. In the case of Marsha, she was convicted to life imprisonment after her son was stillborn due to a miscarriage.
Morality -A Dead Initiative “Rape is one of the most terrible crimes on earth and it happens every few minutes. The problem with groups who deal with rape is that they try to educate women about how to defend themselves. What really needs to be done is teaching men not to rape." -Kurt Cobain BACKGROUND: ‘Rape is a highly gendered violent behavior whereas the majority of the sexually violent perpetrators are men and the majority of their victims are women. Rape, the most common form of violence against women has been a part of human culture and is a profound violation of woman’s bodily integrity and can be a form of torture.
These women have been raised with a mind set that prevents them from embracing opportunities and stepping out into the world. It is often because they think they cannot break away from the culture of poverty that they are unable to. Children in female-headed houses or living with single mothers are twice as likely to live in relative poverty as children living in male-headed houses or with couples. This is due to one primary reason, the lack of opportunities has feminized poverty and isolated women further, these women are unable to provide their children with opportunities, hence trapping them in an inescapable culture of
The past decade has witnessed the up rise of civil wars in Ivory Coast and the Central African Republic. Stability returned to Ivory Coast in 2012 after years of fighting while over a million people have been displaced from their homes by civil conflict in the Central African Republic (Allen, 2010). Violence linked to diamonds has also trickled into new settings. Most of the most dangerous violence cases related to the diamond trade take place in countries that are officially perceived to be at peace and not in the middle of civil wars. A good example is in Zimbabwe where more than 200 artisanal diamond miners were massacred by soldiers in and locals further enslaved in the mines in 2008.