The book A Thousand Splendid Suns was to show the evil acts that happened in Afghanistan in the end of the 1950’s to almost present day. The books author, Khaled Hosseini mainly showed the unjust treatment of the women in Afghanistan. A Thousand Splendid Suns vividly describes how the afghan people were tortured. This book has high and low points with many plot twist that will keep most people off of their seats. The story starts off with Mariam, a girl whom is mentally tortured by her mother.. Mariam lives with her mother, Nana, for the first fifteen years of her life, but something tragic happens which forces her to get married to an abusive middle-aged man named Rasheed in a distant city.
In Emmanuel Dongala’s, Johnny Mad Dog, we see the significant factors of the plight of women and children in civil war situations. Throughout the world today, we see this mostly in the Middle East and in African countries. Like in the novel, many of these wars are caused by political debates, or for no reason at all. Like described in Johnny Mad Dog, militia fighters kill to kill no matter race, religion, ethnicity or gender. There usually is no reasoning behind any of the killings, but the main victims usually are women and children.
The force and bloodiness with which Pinochet and his followers pursued their ideological enemies profoundly shocked the Chilean people if not the whole world. Thousands were detained. Many were tortured. Many more simply disappeared. In the aftermath of the bloody coup d'etat of September, 1973, rape of detained women by their military jailors was common.
After her husband's death, she created the Women's Social and Political Union along several colleagues in 1903, which had the main purpose of taking direct action to win the vote. This organisation gained recognition for its high-profile tactics and violent acts such as bombing and arson. Her daughters, specially Christabel and Sylvia, also joined the WSPU and its cause. Their motto was “Deeds, not words” also written on Emily Davison's tombstone. Her involvement with the movement got her arrested on numerous occasions and she also went on hunger strikes which ended with unfortunate episodes of force-feeding which she explains in the
Woman Soldiers of The Civil War By accentuating the female’s roles and responsibilities in the Civil War, the women’s roles and responsibilities were completely different and often unequal to the men’s roles, yet the women in They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War influenced the lives of many females later on in life. In addition, some women in They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War fought for the same reasons as men for patriotism, adventure, to free the country of slavery. Many factors that motivated women to participate as soldiers in the Civil War were the very same reasons as their male counterparts. For example, to be with loved ones, to get away from home, and for the bounties and the pay, In addition, woman were motivated to participate as soldiers were for the perceived adventure in romance of the war, and because they were patriotic. Unlike male soldiers, some women disguised themselves as men and enlisted in the military as a way to escape the oppressive social restrictions placed on women in that time period.
The relevance of this is that during the third wave of feminism female independence, both within society and literature, became more prevalent. Thus we can explore, using the feminist ideology of this era, how female independence within literature often gets a strongly negative connotation. When studying this novel from a feminist perspective, it is important to acknowledge that Walker favours the term ‘womanist’ for a black feminist. Walker’s commitment to womanism inspired not only ‘The Color Purple’, but many of her other novels including ‘Possessing the Secret of Joy’ (1992). Celie suffers over thirty years of physical and mental abuse.
About 250 prostitutes are having unprotected sex and are spreading it. The women that are affected with it cannot receive the help they need. Diseases and problems like this is the biggest problem and why it should not be legalized. (would) Immigration is also a big reason. Immigrants are abducted and taken to American to be old every day.
Trafficking in the Middle East should be fought until it can be stopped completely. Trafficking in the Middle East mostly involves sex slaves and children. Yazidi women and children have been under ISIS control due to widespread kidnapping in their country. Reports state that nearly 150 women and children have been kept in the ISIS headquarters known as the Maqarr. These women have been forced into marriage, raped, and used as sex slaves.
In her essay, “The Longest War,” Rebecca Solnit addresses the unrelenting and seemingly endless physical and sexual violence that affects thousands of women in the United States, and millions internationally, as nothing less than a “pandemic of violence by men against women” that is continuously disregarded for what it truly is- an assault on human and civil rights (2). Solnit presents many statistics throughout the essay, including the fact that women worldwide are “more likely to die or be maimed because of male violence”, because of the gendered violence that many refuse to acknowledge despite the plethora of data that backs the claims (5). Solnit asserts that for the ceaseless assaults to end, the violence needs to be clearly defined
And it isn 't just boys: Girls are often pressed into duty as cooks or messengers. Many are subjected to sexual abuse, including rape.” this is when they were talking about what type of damage the war can cause to kids. As a result of this evidence I can say that , kids should not be in war especially girls because of the sexual assault that goes on in the military and Ultimately, it