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Name: Nguyen Danh Phuc ID: s3094864 Group 2 - UEP Essay Topic: Causes and effects of sex discrimination in Vietnam. Sex discrimination is one of many obstinate problems in mankind society. It is a broad term used to reflect the super position of men in social treatment between women and men. Another term is sexual differentiation, which exists in almost all countries on over the world although the causes and the levels of it are various from each nation. Vietnam is among of nations where sexual differentiation can be easily recognized on many fields. There are three main causes that spawn sex discrimination in Vietnam: the remainder of feudalistic custom still affecting Vietnamese society, the lack of knowledge in opinions of Vietnamese people and the requirement of farming career, and these causes of sexual differentiation lead to three effects: the effect on the home, on the job site and on the society. First of all, the effect of feudalistic custom on Vietnamese people has caused sexual differentiation in Vietnam today. ...read more.

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In brief, the deficiency of Vietnamese knowledge makes a woman working as a slave and prevents her from defending herself in many partial cases. Finally, one of the biggest causes of sex discrimination in Vietnam is the requirement of farming career. It is generally believed that most of Vietnamese people are doing farming today. However, farming is a very hard work so that men have to do most of the work whereas women only can help some light pieces of the work. Consequently, the main income of family relies on the husband who has the right to keep all the family's money and decide how to use it. To illustrate, in a lot of Vietnamese families, the woman always have to ask her husband for money if she wants to buy anything. In short, the characteristics of farming career force women rely on men, and regard man as the main support of the family. At the same time, the effects of sex discrimination in Vietnamese society are more obvious than ever before. ...read more.

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First, almost all Vietnamese people can not accept a woman as a leader of Vietnam government. For example, the number of women holding importance positions in Vietnam is very few today. Second, in Vietnamese society, men are also esteemed than women because according to Vietnamese cultural attitudes, only men can worship their ancestral altar as family's heirs. To illustrate, Vietnamese families want to bear boys, who can maintain continuity of their family line, than girls. In short, the status of Vietnamese women in society is very low because the sexual differentiation has affected on the thoughts of Vietnamese people. In conclusion, the appearance of sex discrimination in Vietnam to day is caused by three reasons: the remainder of feudalistic custom still affecting Vietnamese society, the lack of knowledge in opinions of Vietnamese people and the requirement of farming career while the effects of sex discrimination can be easily felt in these fields: the home, the job site and the society. The sexual differentiation is a very serious problem of mankind society, which we need to solve as soon as possible for the sake of mankind's progress and for women's liberation. ...read more.

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