The Inequality Of Women In The 21st Century

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Women used to be understimated and being degraded, but now the women’s right and equality in gender has been fought and women now has much appreciated and respected. In this modern era nowadays, women are still unlikely can be found in government and still being understimated and under represented in most countries. For the last two centuries a lot of progress has been made about this inequality. It can be seen by the increasingly number of women that politically elected to be the heads of state, government, parties, or other politics things, however this tendency is still persistent. Research in 2016 resulting that 22,6% rate of women that participating or contributing in politics or government nationally level parliament. Several countries…show more content…
Leader of the Parti Québécois (PQ), Pauline Marois and the official opposition of the National Assembly of Quebec, was the subject of a claim by Claude Pinard, a PQ “Backbencher”, that many supporters of PQ don’t support the female politician: “I believe that one of her serious handicaps is the fact she 's a woman [...] I sincerely believe that a good segment of the population won 't support her because she 's a woman". Bruce M. Hicks, an electoral studies researcher at Université de Montréal once analyse that the women are oftenly choosen by voters for health and education…show more content…
Next, the UN establish The United Nations Fund for Women(UNIFEM), to do studies, advocacy, colaboration and funding the gender equallity activity, but it’s not working well. Then the theme “Women In Development” changed to “Women and Development”, and after a few years it changed again to “Gender and Development” so the male can participate and help it to success. Then in 1979 the UN Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was held. And the last, the Wina Declaration on 1994 that agreeing the action program to force the government and UN to guarantee rights equality and women, and also stress the important effort to eliminate violence against
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