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Discrimination Against Women
Transcript of Discrimination Against Women
400, 000 RAPED
11% PAY GAP
UP TO $4, 000, 000 PAY GAP
RUGBY AND NETBALL
United Arab Emirates
Choose whom to marry
Most dangerous country
Challengers intimidated or killed
50 MILLION MISSING
92.5 % men
Raised to believe values
Lack of rights
Some have abundance of rights, others don't
A different way of thinking! Contemporary women know injustice when they see it.
Always men or women who discriminate = the issue is always relevant
ROOT OF THE PROBLEM
Power of religious scriptures
Figures of power
Ruling heads of families
Women did all the work
Raised to believe their inferiority
Beaten into submission
Male characters say...
Female characters say...
Friar Lawrence: 'Womanish fear'
'Thy tears are womanish' 'An
unseemly woman in a seemly man'
Capulet: 'Speak not, reply not, do
not answer me!'
Nurse: 'women grow by men'
'Stand up, stand up; stand, and
you be a man.'
46 GIRLS AN HOUR
'To promote a woman to bear rule, superiority, dominion or empire above any realm, nation or city is repugnant to nature.'
'Every woman has the right to become herself and do whatever she needs to do.'