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Discrimination Against Women

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Emily Hicks

on 19 September 2013

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Transcript of Discrimination Against Women

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
1 YEAR
400, 000 RAPED
JANUARY
DECEMBER
11% PAY GAP
UP TO $4, 000, 000 PAY GAP
BETWEEN
RUGBY AND NETBALL
Vatican City
Brunei
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Doctor
Lawyer
Manager
Scientist
Journalist
Teacher
AUSTRALIA
Own land
Inherit
Choose whom to marry
CONTEMPORARY
Most dangerous country
War zone
Challengers intimidated or killed
50 MILLION MISSING
64
162
49:1 CEO
SOMALIA
AFGHANISTAN
95% mutilated

92.5 % men
PARLIAMENT
GENITAL MUTILATION
SIMILARITIES

DIFFERENCES
Elizabethan
Contemporary
Global, consistent
Raised to believe values
Lack of rights
Diverse
Some have abundance of rights, others don't
MAIN DIFFERENCE:
:
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
Physique
Maternal nature
Power of religious scriptures
ELIZABETHAN
MALE CHARACTERS
ELIZABETHAN
Boisterous
Daring
Confident
Figures of power
Ruling heads of families
Women did all the work
FEMALE CHARACTERS
ELIZABETHAN
Submissive
Gentle
Accepting
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.'
-John Knox
'Every woman has the right to become herself and do whatever she needs to do.'
-Ani DiFranco
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