Women’s’ Suffrage in Latin America (1900-1945) Women in Latin America were viewed as the stereotypical housewives, as their only duty was to take care of their household and children. Their purpose in life was to direct man on the path of virtue and purify his soul with love. Latin men viewed women as the weaker sex. This was all due to the effect of Spanish colonialism of how men viewed women in Latin America. Under the Catholic Church rule, women had to be pure and accept the life that was chosen and given to them just like the Virgin Mary.
Especially in the United States; in 1961, when President Kennedy established the Commission on the Status of Women to improve women’s employment, education, and social security. Additionally, in 1963, the Equal Rights Movement was established to prohibit difference in wages between men and women in the same establishment. From the 1970’s to the 1980’s, countries socialist countries, with less strategic geographic positions, invoked for more changes with women’s policies. In Cuba, with a Federation of Cuban Women, Fidel Castro, the president, encourages to strengthen the revolution by transmitting the values it portrays towards equality, addressing even minimal discriminations and the impact and sacrifice Cuban women have made towards the revolution efforts, qualifying them in higher revolutionary status than men (Doc.6). Fidel Castro, a president that had a special connection with the Soviet Union, tried to implement the same values and governing style as in this nation.
Women’s’ Suffrage in Latin America (1900-1945) Women in Latin America were viewed as the stereotypical housewives, as their only duty was to take care of their household and children. Their purpose in life was to direct man on the path of virtue and purify his soul with love. Latin men viewed women as the weaker sex. This was all due to the effect of Spanish colonialism of how men viewed women in Latin America. Under the Catholic Church rule, women had to be pure and accept the life that was chosen and given to them just like the Virgin Mary .
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.
Describe the changing role of women in American society after World War II. Before World War II, the traditional role of the women in American of mainstream culture has been the wife and mother of the family. However, the role of women in American society after World War II has changed greatly. 1: The changing role from home to new jobs After the outbreak of World War II, a large number of male labor force in the United States the war are fighting on the front line, and then the labors of the first line were decreasing. Most women went out of their homes and put themselves into the production force.
These three female leaders were known for their positive acceptance in the press. This differed from those who did not successfully fill the role of caring wife, and therefore were criticized greatly by the press. This makes it clear that the First Lady needs to find a balance of having an influence without making it clear to the public that she has true control over the political power of their husbands. This can all tie into the role of Jacqueline Kennedy through her publicly expressed view of power in her position. She states, “There are two kinds of power.
Paquette suffered because she was forced to be a prostitute. Voltaire is satirizing the attitudes of the society towards the “gender role” in the eighteenth century. He shows the submission of females in the male-dominated society. He is trying to deliver a message reflecting the reality that women are actually suffering from being abused in many different ways. He is suggesting that society needs to change and stop that.
Take a look at Hillary Clinton for example. She has all the qualifications and expertise to be the President but she isn’t mostly just because of female-specific barriers. Just the fact she is a woman makes it unnecessarily difficult for her to become president just because “it’s always been a man.” If you look at one of the articles we read for class, it states that “Unlike men, women who make demands are still often seen as unfeminine and inappropriately aggressive, bordering on deviant.” (1) So basically, just because she is a woman making decisions and demands, she seen as aggressive and bossy even though if a man made the same exact demands he’s just doing his job. The article also says
Elif Ayanoğlu 5 WOMEN WHO INFLUENCED THE WORLD POLITICS "If you want something said in politics, ask a man; If you want something done, ask a woman". Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) She was the Iron Lady! Margaret Hilda Thatcher, as the first female prime minister of Britain, was one of the most influential political figures in the 20th century. Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925, in Grantham, England. Her father was a faithful Christian and own two grocery shops.