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Hysterectomies

More than 1,000 hysterectomies are carried out in the United Kingdom every week and it is estimated that one in five women can expect to undergo this operation by the age of 60 (Wood & Maher 1997). The author being a student and working on placement on a Gynecology ward had noticed that some women Read More

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Women During the Second World War

1. Describe the ways in which women’s work in the home contributed to the war effort ‘You women at home are winning the war as much as your menfolk in the services,’ reads Source D from the 1941 Ministry of Food. The theme of the importance of women on the home and ‘Kitchen Front’ is Read More

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Subservience of Women in the Play

Ibsen uses a variety of symbols and metaphors throughout the play. With reference to at least three symbols, explore how Ibsen uses these techniques to highlight the subservience of women in the play. A dolls house was set in the Victorian era where it was mainly a patriarchal society where men were dominant and women Read More

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Celess Roman Study Abroad

As a first-generation Latina woman, I grew up in a gendered culture where women are expected to fill traditional gender roles and stay at home with their families. As a child, every Sunday morning my father would drag my sister and me out of bed to help my mother prepare breakfast for him and my Read More

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Housewives Are More Responsible Mother Than Working Women

Housewives are more responsible mother than working women Yes because… No because… housewives give children the attention they need Psychologically,diet-wise and academically. Housewives can be both educated and uneducated but the fact that they spend more time with their children means that they put in a greater effort and since they are not preoccupied with Read More

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Empowering Rural Women in Health, Literacy and Environment

The real implementation of women’s empowerment was more prominent from the 1990’s. The world conferences during those times on human rights and social development provided several opportunities and helped to build a consensus for women empowerment. A comprehensive document on the world’s commitment to women’s rights was drafted in Beijing Platform for Action in 1995. Read More

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Oppression and Women

The word oppression still exists in the everyday lives of women but has changed its tyrannical implications, meaning there is no dictator to influence or force negative actions toward women gender. According to Iris Young, the author of the chapter Five Faces of Oppression, the word oppression has come to represent communities and individuals that Read More

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The Lady or the Tiger

Recent studies show that it is natural for women to be deceitful in order to provide their children with a perceived advantage. The princess is described “as blooming as [the king’s] most florid fancies, and with a soul as fervent and imperious as his own”. The words fervent and imperious lead the reader to assume Read More

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Stereotyping women in work

Since the beginning of time, man has always been the dominant factor in the society and the household. In view of the fact that the women are responsible for giving birth to children, the caretaking of the house and children are the only factors that have been attributed to them. After feminist movements, females took Read More

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Independent Women in the Media

Fatal Attraction (1987) and Devil Wears Prada (2006) are two classical movies that talks about the story of independent women who is in the working force. Even though these movies are released almost 20 years apart, they share a lot of similarities with how independent women are being portrayed in the media. Fatal Attraction was Read More