It has become unsafe for any women to walk down the busiest streets of Egypt. Frustration and violence are the result of sexual desire being kept underground by a controlling society that shows little regard for women’s rights. Until this rout is addressed, women will continue to see their freedoms and rights shattered. Egyptian women need a double revolution, one against the corrupted government of Egypt, and another against the wrong misinterpretation of culture and religion that ruins women’s lives. The poor representation pf women leads to the absence of women’s issues from the priorities of the local council, and increases the poor services provided to them.
“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
Sadly, this is not the case especially for women. The conditions for modern day Afghan women is still very terrible. A majority of women experience some kind of violence in their lives be it by their own husbands or someone close by to them. According to Joya Malalai, there are still many women who are forced into marriage, resort to prostitution in order to survive since it is still they are still not allowed to work, and they hold the highest rate for depression. Girls are not safe to go to school causing many girls from the villages would learn their lessons from sitting in the dirt for it is too dangerous.
Medea’s choice of killing her children in her own home is a very heartless, harmful decision that would impose unlimited pain on both her and Jason. In order to achieve maximum possible vengeance, she must flee before her enemies can punish her for her outrage (Segal 17). Her decision to murder her children rids her of the typical motherly image society stamps on women. She portrays more masculine qualities through her behavior and actions, which are very alien traits
As Ammu grew older, she “learned to live with this cold, calculating cruelty. She developed a lofty sense of injustice and the mulish, reckless streak that develops in Someone Small who has been bullied all their lives by Someone Big” (TGST 181-82). Her revolt against her father is symbolic of women’s revolt against all patriarchal authorities which dehumanize and devalue women and deny them their proper space. But Ammu is determined and she “did exactly nothing to avoid quarrels and confrontations. In fact it could be argued that she sought them out, perhaps even enjoyed them” (TGST 182).
Her humble life began in one of the most dreadful backgrounds. She had to tussle through abuse, poverty and negative criticism in order to be the Oprah Winfrey we know and love today. Due to being born in a rural area in Mississippi to a teenage mother, Oprah was both physically and sexually abused. This caused her to run away from home and soon after led to the pregnancy of her baby, who unfortunately passed away after birth. In fact, Oprah had to overcome many challenges and obstacles during childhood.
This psychological damage stays with them for the rest of their lives as they have seen terrible things and have been forced into doing many unimaginable things. A lot of these children have missed out on school for many years and without an education they will go back to the rebel groups, just so that they can get food. These children need to be reunited with their families to try and get some stability back into their lives. Unfortunately, many girls who get raped by these rebels do not get accepted back into their families and their communities as they are seen to have shamed their families. Females are used to being raped and being a single mum and it is vital that these girls get given the education and counseling to help them get back into society.
Sexual Discrimination For as long a humanity has kept records, women seem to have been victims of sexual discrimination. In other words, women have been raped, abused, underappreciated, and generally mistreated in society based on the fact that they are women. The issue of gender discrimination is widespread around the World and millions of women suffer from sexual discrimination from any of its various form daily. Sexual segregation prevents women from passing citizenship to their children, to get a divorce, even when they are abused by their partner, and to get a proper education in some countries. Thus women suffer at the hands of a patriarchal society where they have virtually no rights.
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.
Abuse of Women in the book ‘The Colour Purple’ by Alice Walker “Cruel, violent, or unfair treatment, especially of someone who does not have the power to prevent it”  Abuse can be both physical and mental. In the novel ‘The Colour Purple’ by Alice Walker, the women are victims of both physical and mental abuse. From the very start we understand the plight or the position of the protagonist, Celie. It starts with her father abusing her when her mother was ill. She was blackmailed to stay quiet about it. The father does not respect his daughters and regards them as objects to satisfy the needs of men.