Women are denied human rights from the framework to the grave.. In India the situation leaves much to be desired. Sexual abuse and flesh trade are distressing evils, which threaten the existence of women as independent units. Dowry is the greatest crime against women. Huge dowries are still demanded even when the girl can increase the man’s income.
1. Feminist Lens • Oppression – Indian women in this film did not receive the same treatment as men, especially when they become widows. Females as young as eight years are forced to find a husband as their families cannot not support all of their children due to their poor socio-economic conditions. However, when Indian females lose their husbands, they are often looked down upon as it was viewed as a sin for a woman to remain a widow. Widows are required to spend all their lives in an ashram, where living conditions are well below average due to a limited supply of food and other necessities.
Rudali openly communicates misery in the interest of relatives who are not allowed to demonstrate their feelings due to their economic wellbeing. Destitution and social abuse drive these ladies to such a dehumanized state, to the point that they get to be constrained to gain
Women all around the world face hardships, discrimination and stereotypes and are burdened with multiple roles that make their lives very difficult even in developed countries. Women living in developing countries and in rural areas in particular face all of these challenges and more and are forced to live out their lives in a world that is filled with patriarchy and have lives that are unfulfilled or incomplete. All over the world in developing countries women face a lack of education. In this case, Africa, has a large rural population and the gender bias women in rural areas face is shocking. It is the perception that women are inferior to men and therefore men are the sole providers of the families while women are forced to stay at home.
In the end, Chouchou was arrested while visiting his sister, taken to a checkpoint where he was tortured (Farmer 18). Chouchou was living in fear, poverty, and was not social equal. His decision to criticize the government cost him his life and the future of his family. Structural Violence in India’s Caste Social System Structural violence found within India is shaped by the caste social system. The lowest rank is the Untouchables, which are typically outcasts and frequently experience brutal assault and widespread discrimination.
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.
Socially economically and financially women are still subjected to discrimination and exploitation. Exploitation is considered to be the worse form of inequality. Inequaqlity and distantiation, are the most unobtrusive of all: the instrument or channel the hardest to bind ethically and politically. This is to a limited extent since it uncovers an oddity of the age: in travel and innovation, separations have contracted gigantically; yet in wage and social pointers, separations are expanding both over the world and inside many (if not all)
She began to howl.’’ (Crane The verbs Crane chooses, “screamed,” “howl,” “roared,” “growled”, suggest that Mrs. Johnson is not a motherly figure. The poverty causes Maggie’s parents to behave not like responsible parents. The father of Maggie dies early in the short novel. Maggie’s mother, a vicious alcoholic, who is described as a “sated villain”, is a mefistofelic character. She is abusive, she hurts her children very often.
Violence against women and girls is one of the weapons used widely to evict ethnic minorities from their ancestral lands. Hegemonic chauvinism to dominate over these minorities also acts as an inducement to exploit ethnic women sexually and physically. An overwhelming majority of ethnic women live below the poverty line. Environmental degradation has made their lives more difficult. Employment problems are prevalent throughout the community.