Social Issues Facing Women

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Throughout this paper, I will address the issues that women have faced for generations. Women have been the backbone of this country. We have been deprived the fairness and equality that we deserve as being a part of this country. Women organizations have worked hard to challenge these ethical dilemmas for women. When it comes to the rights of women one faces problems when it comes to one making their own personal discussions. This just a smear of the social problems that a woman faces. For generations, women have been stigmatized though intersectionality and multiculturalism. Although this may be, women have accomplished obstacles that other humankind has not. We have changed the mindset for our daughters and the future generations to come.…show more content…
The second wave focused more on all the aspects of a women’s life, including family, sexuality and work. Notwithstanding the unlimited developments that women’s rights movements have made. There is still a lot of progress that needs to done. Women and girls everywhere in the world as adolescents still face challenges. Women and girls are in sex trafficking rings, sex bondage, raped, and denied the same employment as men. Women are rejected entrance to be educated, political participation, and some are imprisoned in battles where rape is performed as an armament of war. Everywhere in the nation, women have to make profoundly private options in their isolated lives. According to Andrews “These movements have allowed women to be disruptive and threatening to elites, which prompts a rapid response-typically either concessions and/or repression (p.…show more content…
It allows one to the view the traditions, the moments and uncertainties that women have continued to endure over time.
Intersectionality
An African –American legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw created the term “Intersectionality”. Intersectionality is deemed as “The interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage”. There are loads of women nowadays that are still disregarded, women experiencing hardship, disease, and other issue that may allow women to feel as if they are not a part of the solution of the world’s problems.
In the Article, am not I a Woman? Revisiting Intersectionality, the author’s state, “She enacts dispersal and dissemination both in terms of being members of a historical diaspora, but equally, in the sense of disarticulating, rupturing and de-centering the precariously sutured complacency and self-importance of certain feminisms” (Brahe e t., al 2004 p. 78). Although this may be true in some ways, a woman is considered to be needed at the will of others. All women are diminished not because of their color but by their
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