Jimmy Carter A Call To Action Analysis

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Alicia Sookdeo
Global and Societal Development and Conflict
Professor Sullivan
April 21, 2014
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
America’s thirty-ninth President Jimmy Carter has written A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power which examines the discrimination against women in various different places. Women have been discriminated against for numerous years and they have suffered through a lot of obstacles throughout time. Growing up in the Deep South, Carter has encountered a lot of racism and after his term of presidency, he has gone on to change that. Visiting over one hundred countries with his wife, Jimmy Carter has gone on to investigate the inequalities between different types of people; women in particular. Carter has a never ending goal to terminate inequality and protect the human rights of all individuals. A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power focuses on the stories of women all over the world and their personal struggles. With the help of several different people, Jimmy Carter is able to share his own experiences of the strong women he meets from all over the world.
All over the world, every kind of people are being denied some sort of right that they should be granted. Women, especially have been denied rights and taken over by men throughout history. Although this does occur in the United States, this issue is far more apparent in different parts of the world. Inequality for women has been increasing in different countries and Jimmy Carter has begun to expose these horrible situations. In the beginning of A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power we learn a lot about Carter’s background and what he has done since he served as the thirty-ni...

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...crimination against people all over the globe. This misinterpretation and glorification of violence has been one of the major issues as to why inequality still exist.
CONCLUSION
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power involves the issues of discrimination and injustice towards women all over the world. Former President Jimmy Carter has raised awareness to everyone in society and made them realize the pure wrongdoings that have occurred. Not only does Carter explain the horrible mistreatment of women throughout the world, he presents a “call to action” that can help stop the madness. Men always establish themselves to be above women and women have been mostly forgotten about. Today, things are much different and a lot of women play the dominant role in society. Women are continuing to propel in the work force and prove that they can do what men do.
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