Violence distresses the lives of millions of women worldwide, in all socio-economic and educational classes. It cuts across cultural and religious obstructions, blocking the right of women to participate fully in society. Violence against women takes a disgusting variety of forms, from domestic abuse and rape to child marriages and female circumcision. In India women create nearly fifty percent of our population. Women are denied human rights from the framework to the grave..
Fanon, decolonization and violence: Fanon was a philosopher and a revolutionary writer; he was concerned with the psychopathology of colonization and wrote multiple books on the topic. This paper will focus on his book “The Wretched of the Earth.” This book mainly focuses on the important and vital role of violence, which Fanon thinks is essential in the decolonization struggle. He begins the book by mentioning how “decolonization is always a violent event” (citefanon pg. 1). He then goes on to define decolonization, he defines it as “decolonization is quite simply the substitution of one “species” of mankind by another” (citefanon pg.
The world is precariously poised on the brink of a precipice. Civilization is in imminent danger of being annihilated. In 1984 Orwell made an intellectual exploration into the simulated model of the political state to which totalitarianism would derive human beings. The political activities of 1984 are in throwing acids on human face, in `foot stamping man`s face for ever` and in betraying even the most personal relations with the least remorse. The political influence of 1984 on the twentieth-century political scenario is comparable to the waves brought about by Hobbes` Leviathan during the muddled political turbulence of the seventeenth century.
(Dugger, 2001)6 This inequality may be connected to the practice of killing female babies or aborting female fetuses. The scarcity of women has resulted in a gender imbalance and an increment in human trafficking and prostitution in China. (Skalla,
“The major defeat for the Palestinian women is in its ‘women leadership’ who betrayed not only the women’s issues but also the national issue”, said Ms. Wahdan. “When the leadership of a people is dedicated to seek its own interest at the expense of its people then the role of all classes of society, including women; is destined to failure.” Due to their absence in the political leadership, the role of the women, after the end of the First Intifada and the signing of the Oslo agreement, almost
Bryant Lockridge, Helen M. Sterk.2012, 78). Charlotte Perkins Gilman, who is one of the early pioneer of the feminist movement in the first decade of century and who is interested in the social and economic roots of women's oppression, in her books The Home: Its Work and Influence (1903) and Human Work (1941), she attacks motherhood and the domesticity of women in the early 20th century. She suggests that the liberation of women and of children and of men, for that matter requires getting women out of the house, both practically and ideologically and that that the relegation of women to roles associated with their sexual or reproductive activity is disadvantageous to their progress as individuals and as a race. Gilman was against culture which
She reflects how mothers in this time did their best to save their daughters from the savage society. The ladies had no rights in this society. They were abused, raped and punished with no mercy. They were under estimated and degenerated in this unfair society “To be a female in this place is to be an open wound that cannot heal. Even scars form, the festering is ever below” Chap.
She also said that violence against women destroy the lives of millions of women and girls. To tackle the problem of violence against women country started providing women with access to legal representation and opportunities to pursue justice against the violence through legal system. Not only that country even promotes gender equality in schools and even widens access to education for girls and the country even end force on early marriage and premature
In every situation women has been become the target of exploitation it can be for the sake of family, honour, community and country also. The worst victims of partition were women from both the Hindus and Muslims communities because women were the only weapon for one community to make another community more aggressive. It is a continuous process for the women because they have been exploited, and are still being exploited and they will be exploited in the patriarchal society, unless they will speak against this society. In the Ice Candy Manalmost every female character has been exploited socially, mentally, physically and at the end they doesn’t know whether their family would accept them or not. In this novel BapsiSidhwa highlights the issues of present society and how the female has suffered in the Partition era and represents the extensive featuring of women’s shared experiences of victimization in the communal riots, is complemented by a presentation of their