For example, since enhancing the midwifery programs, maternal mortality in Afghanistan reduced from “over 1600 to 327 deaths per 100,000 live births” (12). Although, the death rate is still high, fatalities will continue to drop as the development of programs continue and regulations increase. Furthermore, age is also a huge factor in maternal deaths among Afghani’s. Many girls giving birth are under the age of 15, most of these girls are not provided with the right education or knowledge to prevent early pregnancies. Giving these girls access to education will provide them with awareness of unwanted pregnancies and sexual infectious diseases.
This really shows that people really do believe that it’s the womens fault for not making the same amount as men. That because most women want a family and obviously men don’t, women work less hours than men to maintain a “mom life”. So have women really for all these years, not been working as hard or as long men simply because
Women’s Rights Should Be Allowed Does the gender pay gap still exist? Yes, women still suffer from wage gap discrimination. Women are very much looked down upon. Women Right’s has changed from the past years and has made more progress than before. The standing between girls and boys has been compared worldwide.
(AlterNet, 2015.) Due to the constraints the FMLA puts on so many working women, the economic equality between them and men is worsened. The specifics found in the law quietly but severely reduce the number of females qualified for unpaid leave and also leaves women working low-wage jobs at risk of being fired for merely taking one or two weeks off. Looking at women who have received a college education, it only seems to get worse for them as they head onto their career paths. A Bloomberg article explains that there is barely a wage gap for young women and men as recent college graduates, but as they get older, the gap widens- the first apparent gap is when they decide to have children (Suddath, 2015.)
Although times and conditions have changed, women in today 's society are still being discriminated against because of the same belief that women are inferior to men. Women in the united states and other first world countries are being deprived of equal pay and equal rights. Women in today 's society make 80 cents for every dollar a man makes and get discriminated against because of the belief that women aren 't as strong and intelligent as mem. They have been excluded from numerous educational opportunities and in some middle-eastern countries, are stripped from their basic human rights like education and equality. Women all over the world are now coming together to fight for the rights that they
Even when women do negotiate they are likely to receive less than men. While gaps in negotiated salaries are small in “low ambiguity situations”. While in “high ambiguity situations” women received about 10,000 dollars less than similarly qualified men. Women were most often penalized for asking to negotiate their wages because they were viewed as technically competent or socially incompetent. Discrimination is why there is still a gender pay gap in today 's
Women in positions of power are often called loud mouthed or jarring degrading their self esteem and position. Comprising their ability to work and causing them to lose their job. This causes a major gap in wage and job equality. Women are less likely to be hired for a natural function they can 't control. This function is pregnancy something that can put a women out of work for six to twelve weeks.Not hiring a women for this express reason is unreasonable it is
The stress and extra demands on these nurses has led many to feel increasing job dissatisfaction and according to the same 2002 survey “one in five seriously considering leaving the profession” (Dworkin 23). The lack of working registered nurses has been aggravated further by the increasing demand for skilled nurses to care for the aging baby boomer generation. With the baby boomer generation, adults who were born between 1946 and 1964, aging and developing many of the health problems that come along with age there is an increasing need for nurses to provide care. Lara Jakes claims, “that in nursing homes alone
Women with full-time jobs still earn only about 77 percent of their male counterparts’ earnings. Women serving in the military are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The scariest statistics of them all, women around the world aged 15-44 are more at risk from rape and domestic violence than from cancer, car accidents, war and malaria. While there have been many advancements and achievements in women’s rights throughout the years. Gender equality still exists today, even in the US women and men do not have equal rights.
With just about 13 million Americans unemployed, many struggled to find a place to live and to maintain a healthy family. As men lost their jobs, many went off to search for somewhere to work, or went off to war leaving many mothers single and abandoned. The women who were abandoned were left to support their children and families alone, which was a dramatic change in lifestyle. However, it was not an easy task for women to find a job as discrimination and sexism was a painful reality. With the fall of the economy and the start of an unfamiliar lifestyle, women definitely had a major contribution in the workforce and economy, but just how impactful was it?