Many people misunderstand the meaning of violence against women. Human rights for women are violated due to the sexual, verbal, and physical abuse these victims tend to encounter (Women Health Organization,2013). Most cases that are reported with this concern are typically domestic violence within a relationship with an intimate partner (Women Health Organization,2013). The abuse is commonly known to be physical and sexual in these situations. This occurs when an overpowering and controlling partner feels the need to bring harm to the other.
Many women live their lives in fear. One of the major problems with the feminist movement is that it perpetuates many stereotypes which are simply not true but based on the behaviors of a small minority of those in the feminist movement. When a woman identifies herself as a feminist it should mean that she is in favor of not being discriminated against because of her sexBut when a woman stands up for herself in the workplace or in society at large, there are a lot of generalizations that people unfairly characterize them with.. They are assumed to be difficult, unhappy and dislike all men. The stereotypical feminist is a bra burning, hairy, metrosexual lesbian, who believes men should only be used from breeding until we find a way to do it without them.
It is the equality and rights of women that should not be up for debate or heavily controlled by the government. Society is constantly dehumanizing women, their status, and undermining their achievements. There are many factors that play in the detrimental society in The United States such as rape culture, media, and religion. “She asked for it.” Attitudes, beliefs, and incorrect ideas about rape have been with us for centuries. There are constantly meaningless excuses, such as "women ask for it," and "women secretly enjoy rape".
Even though there are laws against discrimination of women, it is really a substantial issue. Violence of all kinds against women is routine and it is seen like not a serious problem. Educational attainment, political participation, and limited mobility are three major and have negative results of gender discrimination against women. Girls in developing countries, such as Iraq women are not getting the basic education they deserve. The article claims, "When it comes to education, girls worldwide get the short end of the stick."
Violence includes harassment, maltreatment, brutality, cruelty, physical injury or attempting to place a woman in fear of injury or psychological violence. Impact of physical violence may be more visible than psychological violence but repeated humiliation restricted social mobility and denial of economic resources is more subtle and insidious forms of violence ; makes a woman mentally destabilized and powerless . In India patriarchy and gender discrimination are the main reasons of violence perperiated against women and girls. Violence against women is a global issue; it’s a stigma on civilized society which is compelling intellectuals to focus on this alarming situation. So many laws are introduced day by day to eradicate the problem but it is not so easy to overcome it without awakening of society.
“’Two Ways a Woman Can Get Hurt’: Advertising and Violence,” by Jean Kilbourne and “From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos,” by Joan Morgan reveals compelling arguments about the ways society often portrays females as an inferior gender to males. Our society today still fearfully unable to view pass the femininity of a women causing females to endures the suffering from forceful gender roles to excessive expectations by the infliction of our society, families, and media. Females are continuously objectifies by media in advertisement to be used as a tool for inappropriate sexual fantasy, which lead to violence towards women. Advertisements frequently utilize sex to show acts of power and hostility toward females of all ages (594). For the infamous Super Bowl Sunday commercials, companies like Pepsi Max and Snickers devalue females in their ads to appeal to consumers.
Women have been degraded and stereotyped for years, it has been a sexist issue for a long time now. Sexism is the discrimination issue genders, mostly women. In today 's society, sexism against women has became the normal. Women have been given high expectations and it 's almost becoming a task to act,dress, and be a certain way if women want respect and equality. Women have to work harder, especially in the workplace environment.
For Syrian women, the withholding of rights, their entitlement to basic human freedoms, and lack of equality all intertwine with each other to create a system that they are systematically oppressed under. For one thing, it hinders their ability to secure stable jobs. In a study conducted by the U.S... ... middle of paper ... ...atter to people like us, when we too face the effects of gender inequality in our everyday life? Although it is true that ALL women over the world face gender inequality, Syria’s problem is one that desperately needs change as soon as possible. The injustices against women there are staggering, and make other countries’ seem tame.
The women and girls undergo brutality in various aspects: sex trafficking, mass rape, acid attacks, and bride torture. Poor countries are cognizant of these forms of injustices that affect women. Furthermore, in a larger percentage of countries worldwide, women and girls are uneducated and marginalized. All these are impacted on women, despite the fact that they represent an opportunity even greater in an economic and geopolitical sense. Evidence is the poverty that such countries that marginalize women face.
Likewise, women have also been victims of society as they are constantly targeted by sexism and misogyny; leading them to feel inferior to men in society. The novel A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hossieni is an excellent exemplar of this treatment. Hossieni introduces readers to two Afghani women, who are brought together as a result of their battle against sexism and misogyny which is present within their community. The analysis of this plotline and research from secondary sources helps to prove, that the premise that women within a misogynistic society are degraded is true and is reflected through discrimination within the education system, misrepresentation of women in the media and the categorization of stereotypes. In Afghani society, women are victims of domestic violence, inequality and other types of abuse; however, the lack of education also takes an equal, if not greater toll than the abuse these women persevere through on a daily basis.