If they love their off the shoulder shirt so much they might just suffer with a detention every time they want to wear it. The difficulty and trouble of enforcing dress codes is also why we should not have one. Many people argue that dress codes teach professionalism and keep students safe. However, professionalism is taught in people's attitude not by what they wear.
The lesson that Marta learns remain an important one for all people across the world to learn since first impression is ordinarily wrong, which happens when one person judge others based on their outward appearance and initial impression. This might hurt others feelings and causing people to think wrongly about an individual, like Marta. Instead, society members should know each other further, before judging them, therefore they will not misunderstand the person. Hopefully, Scat will change individuals to become less judgmental, just like the main character, Marta, and thereby creating an improved society for everyone to
(38). This proves that the Socs are expected to constantly keep being someone that they are not, and are pressured to keep up a certain image in front of others, whether they are Socs or Greasers. The Socs are expected to be sophisticated, and in order to keep up their image they say things they may not mean or be passionate about. Furthermore, “We are losing are children to unrealistic expectations and setting the moment for class warfare if we don 't stop our exclusive focus on what we do rather than who we are ” (A Generation Struggling: Rich Kids are Losing).
By doing so, pageants provide unrealistic expectations for young women and make them feel sorry for themselves and wish for a “better appearance”. This is not the message we should be sending young women. We should be telling them that inner beauty is more important than how they appear on the outside. In order to get this message across, we will have to work toward abolishing absurd beauty standards and the strive for perfectionism which means eliminating child beauty pageants. By eliminating beauty pageants for children under the age if 18, we will be able to further push young women to strive for inner beauty rather than fixate on their appearances.
Unfortunately, due to the pressures of Mr. Kip, Jeanie, and all of the other women using the G-string she loses the battle of character and falls into the conformity of the underwear and does this from “shame and social pressure” (Women and weight). In the story, Gillian even admits to her want to be the person society wants her to be and not the person she really is. “Gillian wanted
They seemed to reflect the schools’ beliefs in if a student does not dress appropriately in a way that demands respect, then the student must not respect him or herself and therefore does not respect others. The girls in the focus groups were not alone when calling out other girls for dressing inappropriately and provocatively, or as they stated, slutty, the boys joined in as well. Both genders pointed out the articles of clothing certain girls would wear that would label them as ‘slutty’. They claimed that these girls only dressed this way in order to get attention, and none of them brought up the possibility of one of these girls dressing a particular way because she simply feels comfortable and confident wearing these clothes. Another negative aspect of dress codes that the students pointed out was how the rules were applied.
Misogyny, the hatred of all things female, benefits from this in many ways, but has a larger impact on women’s lives in general in the context of history and modern society (63). While both have similarities, it is important to understand the different
Girls are expected to live up to a standard set up by society on how to act and how to look while also keeping in mind that they must not be like “those girls” who let themselves be objectified. This thought process can be extremely confusing and ultimately lead the developing child in a frozen like state. As mentioned in Mary Pipher’s essay “Saplings in a Storm”, “Something dramatic happens to girls in early adolescence Just as planes and ships disappears mysteriously into the Bermuda Triangle, so do the selves of girls go down in droves.” (Dialogues P.344) As they mature, young women begin to experience objectification and sexualization when they are “asking for it” rather than wearing a skirt and “asking for it” rather than enjoying themselves with friends.
It is dire necessity! We need liberal arts so that students don’t just get a degree but also become capable of securing a job on the basis of what they have learnt. But in a deeper sense we need a liberal arts education, also to create a better, free-thinking and sensitive society – something that will help eradicate major societal evils like rape, gender and caste-based discrimination, violence, dowry system etc. Most of these exist due to narrow-mindedness and intolerance towards anything new or different. A liberal arts education creates a generation that is sensitive, open to ideas and questions injustice when they see
a) Prevention: This pillar focuses on ‘prevention of conflict and all forms of violence against women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situations’ (Women 2013). However, much to the dismay of the interests of women, it continues to be an aspect that has received the least possible attention. It aims at incorporating gender considerations into the analysis of conflict situations and involving women and their peculiar needs in the prevention of conflict or even in the process of disarmament. It also takes into account measures to ensure equitable response to violence against women by fighting for perpetrators of conflict-related sexual violence. Other strategies aimed at preventing Gender Based Violence include posing questions at the discriminatory gender norms, attitudes and behaviors that have been harbored by our societies for ages and engaging with men and boys.
Are you going to punish a girl for something she has absolutely no control over? Girls who express themselves through their clothing, but have a strict dress code are limited. So they have all this creativity and expression bottled. If it is such a big deal about a girl having her shoulders covered and shorts, skirts, and dresses to mid thigh length then, there needs to be a change in the cheerleading uniforms. Without the turtleneck undershirt, then their shoulders are completely exposed.
Imagine the ability to escape from all the gender roles we are absolutely drenched with from the second we arrive here. Imagine a world where your child isn’t always second guessing themselves and who they want to be. Imagine what it would be like if instead of questioning “why?” someone does something, we encourage them to always show their individuality and express themselves freely and openly. We want to believe we are capable of doing all these things, although, what people don’t realize is that they are limiting and taking away children 's capabilities from the second they enter the world.
A complement to the affirmative action proposal is that scientists should be exposed to feminist viewpoints. Theoretically, I would not reject this notion, though I would ask that, for objectivity’s sake, anti-feminist viewpoints be taught as well. Yet again, however, I predict that this “exposure” policy, in practice, is not pragmatic. First, the diversity that I claim is essential for objectivity is composed of deeply entrenched views, views established and solidified by life experiences that forever change the way individuals think about particular issues (like sexual harassment). These viewpoints are not sufficiently inculcated in a Feminism 101 class, so I doubt that mere exposure to feminist viewpoints would engender our desired objectivity.
Public schools should not be allowed to enforce uniforms on the students by reason of having uniforms gives students a message that their identity is not important. In the article "Why School Dress Codes May Be Harmful To Girls," by Claire Felter, gives an explanation about how school uniforms and strict dress codes are shamming students and having the students think that what they wear is not important. It also explains how some students are feeling degraded and/or diminished on the grounds that they think uniforms are a type of discipline. On page 1, Claire Felter states, "but the result is often institutions telling impressionable young people that their identity and the way they choose to present themselves is unimportant, rather than actually
Two Sides to Every Dress Code Sexist. Not only is it a harsh word with negative connotations, it is a word now directly attached to dress code. Media is in a frenzy attempting to prove the sexism of dress codes against women by the use of personal anecdotes. These anecdotes are substantial evidence in proving sexism, but what is often ignored is the blatant sexism against men. Articles everywhere are siding with women in attempts to prove and change dress code.