Women then face a great responsibility in raising their kids for the fact the she don’t have a job for her to cater their needs. That is why these women have strived for gaining equality with men. Opportunities have been held back and were taken away from them just for a fact that they are women. It is because the society sees women and regarded as just for house keep and that they are not capable of doing such manly jobs. Feminism is a movement transitioning and attempting to make the world gender discrimination free and is allowing women to explore and be able to do things or discover the things they never were able to do
They are breaking the cage and venturing out of the four walls they are confined to, and now possess the talent to break out of the gender roles that were created for them by society. They want to become independent individuals, stand on their own feet and are currently striving for success in their careers. However, most women who have successfully established themselves as career oriented are considered selfish and self-centered since the primary role of women is to be homemakers. Due to this, their work life is not taken seriously and they are given meaningless jobs as they are not considered ‘professionals’. Women who choose to work are persistently discouraged.
All of these male characters take actions which are beyond what is acceptable within their social roles as women. The conflict can be driven by involving in the politics of gender, which are t power relation between the sexes and the relative role of each quality symbolically associated with each gender. Women often were considered the weaker sex and in need always of being protected. When married, women were expected to bear children, for childbearing was considered an honor. As head of the household, the husband was allowed to chastise his bigger goal for his country as well as his family.
This is by being unable to participate in sports in high school and in college. That is due to them being women this shows that they are sexist. This come from mostly men but also women being sexist to each other. They believe that women aren't capable to play or do the same sport as men. Women are capable to play any given sport but many are opposed about women playing a sport and until this day that the amendment
1. Three political issues that are most evident for women during the 1960’s and 1970’s Chicana/o Movement are oppression, machismo, and control over their bodies. Chicana’s encountered oppression from La Raza because they focused on getting equal rights for the men and completely put the women’s needs aside. Women were not accepted by the leaders in the Chicano Movement or the Anglo establishment (Vidal 22). Chicana’s experienced machismo within the Chicano Movement because they were seen useful only to perform sexual activities or support the men.
There are countless families with impoverished, single mothers with many children of a minority race that are discriminated against. Especially around the 50s and 60s when the novel is set, immigrant women did not have high chances of being hired for a stable enough job to support their family. This then causes the mother to grow tired and weary, too drained to take care of their children like they should. After a while, the neighbors stop caring and ignore them rather than help them, and the children run about without any care for the consequences of their actions. Some of these consequences aren’t that bad; however, in cases like the Vargases’, the lack of proper supervision, guidance, and care can lead to horrible occurrences like the death of a
As athletes participate in a competition or sign a contract with a particular company, there will be sponsors providing them with financial and all kinds of other supports. However, male athletes often receive more financial support than women by their companies or sponsors. They do not need to worry much about their salaries and livings. An example given by Valeria Perasso is golfer Tiger Woods and track star Usain Bolt’s whose sponsorship account is over 90% of their earnings. Women often face problem in securing their livelihood and ensuring a supported life.
For example, the beliefs that it is women job to stay home and take care of their children and also women are unable to be leaders considering men physically strong and women emotionally sensitive. These terms, gender discrimination and stereotypes, are widely known in human history and even though some says that the equality between the sexes has been achieved, there are still many people out there, mostly women who become victims under these discriminations. Not to mention that there is another term related to it which is male chauvinism. According to the Oxford Dictionary, male chauvinism means male prejudice against women; the belief that men are superior in terms of ability, intelligence, etc. Plus whether you realize it or not, many people out there are male chauvinists, as they always prefer male over the female to do most things.
Women are also stereotyped as stay at home mothers. There is an invisible restriction put on women by men that they can’t be a mother and have a full time job at the same time. Neil French, the WPP Group PLC executive stated women “Don’t make it to the top because they don’t deserve to” and that “women are rarities in the senior corporate positions because most are unwilling to make the personal sacrifices of time and energy required to be the boss” (Maich). The words spoken by this successful male go to show the inequality faced by women every day. Women have an even harder job balancing household obligations and a job.
However, education in Kenya is not available to both genders equally so kenyan women suffer from the lack of education. Education help women to understand the nature of politics and their rights, therefore, men discourage the idea of having equal educational bases because this will increase women awareness of politics and will help them to access resources, political participation and involvement in decision making bodies which in turn will threat male positions in the political system . Due to this problem of education women are not capable of competing politically with men on equal footing as the high level of illiteracy will make it diificult for women to understand the complex electoral process. "In Kenya, studies showed that the higher the level of education, the wider the gender gap in favor of males"