Colonial Domination Towards Women

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For centuries, women were treated as less-than-equal to men in many ways. Women were not allowed to vote, own property, or work in many jobs. Even after the end of colonial rule in the colonized countries, the impact of colonization is still felt in the form of patriarchy. The colonial domination still continues in the form of male domination towards women. It is obvious that the decolonized man asserted his mastery by his unjust treatment of women, and also it is obvious that only men are feasting the fruits of independence whereas women are still subjected to persecution by the male. Discrimination against women and girls including gender based violence, economic discrimination and harmful traditional practices remain the most pervasive and…show more content…
Women were not allowed to vote, own property, or work in many jobs. Even after the end of colonial rule the colonial domination still continues in the form of male domination towards women. It is obvious that, man asserted his mastery by his unjust treatment of women, and also it is obvious that only men are feasting the fruits of independence whereas women are still subjected to persecution by the male. Discrimination against women and girls including gender based violence, economic discrimination and harmful traditional practices remain the most pervasive and persistent form of inequality. It is an undeniable fact that women have not only been denied existence as complete human beings, physically and mentally set to perform on a egalitarianism with men, but also destitute of the opportunity to give expression to their feelings, their fears and their…show more content…
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