Javaid (2015) examined police responses to the male victims that do report the crimes that were committed. Javaid (2015) and Denov’s (2001) findings were very similar in that police officers do not treat male rape seriously. They believe that no man would say no to sex and that they themselves would want to be sexually assaulted by a female. Frei (2008) states that due to the gender roles in society, the media reports extensively on the few female sex offenders that are charged. They show the women as sick and perverted since she deviated from her stereotypical role of a care giver.
The Justification of the Townswomen There are certain types of people, that everyone eventually meets, that tends to make matters worse. In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, all of the townswomen that occupy Boston, Massachusetts, may believe that women should stick together, but, obviously, show differently. They constantly pester Hester and Pearl by forgetting their human nature and letting go of their morals. Little do they realize, the bullying they instigate, is just as bad as the adultery that Hester had committed. As if public humiliation, and being a single mother, is not already enough, she has fellow women antagonizing her in multiple different ways.
Sexual harassment is a common problem for women in the workplace. The trauma they suffer as a result is extensive. More than half a million women work in the fields and a majority are undocumented immigrants. The documentary Rape in the Fields, addresses some of the struggles these workers face. Due to their immigrant status the women are powerless, subject to unwelcome sexual advances and unable to seek help from the authorities.
Kilbourne argues how sex in advertising, subconsciously promotes violence against women. With ads about alcohol, skimpy clothing, and even one about an elevator, Kilbourne reveals that these kinds of ads can signify violence, when paid enough attention to. These ads play on the media so often nowadays, that society is numb to them and no longer pays close attention to what the ads are implying. Not only does sex in advertising objectify women, but when a man is objectified, the woman is blamed for not so being innocent, which is what Kilbourne argues as further poor treatment towards women. Sex in advertising seems to allow dominant and forceful men to get away with violating the passive and playful women because the women are teasing.
Angela Davis demonstrates the ongoing violent abuse as she quotes a report on sexual maltreatment in women’s prisons, “We found that male correctional employees have vaginally, anally, and orally raped female prisoners and sexually assaulted and abused them” (Davis 78). However disturbing this blunt sexual contact that male officers take with the vulnerable prisoners may be, the officers adopt even more severe tactics to harass and abuse the women as they often utilize “mandatory pat-frisks or room searches to grope women 's breasts, buttocks, and vaginal areas...” (Davis 79). To add insult to injury, women are virtually incapable of escaping from their abuser(s). Prison employees upkeep their inappropriate behavior as it is believed they will “rarely be held accountable, administratively or criminally” (Davis 78). Davis specifies that the lack of accountability for inappropriate behavior is caused by faulty administrative action as she explains, “Grievance or investigatory procedures, where they exist, are often ineffectual...” (78).
The counterclaim will talk about how Fredrick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs narrative talk about how how women had it worse than men did. The reason why women had it worse was because of the sexual abuse. Men was physically and emotionally abused like women but the fact that women were also sexually abused made it worse than men. In Harriet's narrative she talks about how beauty was a curse "If God has bestowed beauty upon her, it will prove her greatest curse." In Fredrick's narrative he talks about how he got abused for anything "My awkwardness was almost always his excuse for whipping
The similarities between "cobras" and "pitbulls" are firstly that they are abusing their wives both physically and mentally. In addition, the two types most likely had a traumatic and violent childhood. The differences between the battering husbands are that the "pitbulls" are acting out of emotional dependence and a fear of abandonment while the "cobras"s violence grows out of a pathological need to have their way, to be the boss. In addition, when the pitbulls get angry they become violent and tend to lose control, the cobras on the other hand are more calm and controlled but they are more violent toward their wives. Furthermore , pitbulls are normal and kind to everyone but their wives while the cobras are often sociopath and tend to be
Eva Smith is the most important character in ‘An Inspector Calls’ in my opinion. She is used as a tool by Priestley, to show us how the capitalists treat others and how they don’t care about others and how they think they have power over others in the low working class. “if they didn 't get rid of that girl, I 'd never go near the place again” Sheila Birling sacked Eva Smith form her second job because she was ‘laughing at her’ this is showing us that the upper class do whatever they want because of their wealth, class and privileges. Even though Eva Smith was never on the stage play; she is still important because a working class woman like her cant do anything to the upperclass families; yet she made the Birling family (an upperclass family) feel bad and guilty about their actions and take responsibility for corrupting her life. Eva Smith is the perfect example to show the audience that you might not be affected by this but someone might be and you will be the blame for it.
Both these videos were very informational and eye opening to the issues of male masculinity and “women’s issues”. Women are harassed, abused, and raped every day by men and instead of this being a men’s issue for doing this to women, it is seen as a women’s issue. Questions are asked like “What was she wearing?”, “Why was she with those men?”, “What was she doing out so late?”. Women are blamed for what is done to them. This is completely wrong for our society to even
Promiscuity is still not accepted in our society but many people do practice it. Women who have multiple partners will be shamed and labeled as a “whore” contrary to men who will be cheered for their many partners. Orgy Porgy is an act in which the residents must participate in, they will have a lot of sex with a lot of people as a good time, they will receive pleasure from sex because they were condition to love it. Not only is having sex with anyone considered normal in Brave New World, but women are viewed and treated as objects. One example is the caste system that is made up of men and women