Stereotyping Role Of Women In Modern Society

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“You educate a man, you educate a man. You educate a woman, you educate a generation.”

The role of women is crucial in any society and it cannot be neglected only on the basis of a

common perspective that they have less power and authority. The role of women has been

greatly unnoticed in the past but society is now coming to the point that women are as powerful

as men and they have the ability to build the nation. In general, the stereotypic role of women is

just to marry and have children. They were seen as wives who were intended to cook, clean and

taking care of the children whereas men were the financial providers, mentally strong and frugal.

In most of the recorded history, men had continue to have more social and political power than

women. Women were not allowed to step out from the house, they neither had a right to vote nor

to raise voice for their basic rights. As we talk about the pre-modern era, the women we

considered nothing but animals. of they were treated worse than the slaves. A new born baby girl

was used to be buried alive. Although, in some religions and ethnic groups, like in Islam, their

norms and beliefs does not allow women to step outside without a hijab(veil), she can not talk to

any stranger in sweet voice. She can not reveal her dressing/grooming to any male else than her

father, husband, brother and son. Most of the westerns term it as conservatism. but, in reality,

they are protecting their women from the harsh
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