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Should Women have equal rights to Men? Men and women should have equal rights in the areas of speech, education, respect and the right to vote

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Should Women have equal rights to Men? Men and women should have equal rights in the areas of speech, education, respect and the right to vote. They should be given their rights so that they have the same social, economical and political status as men. It has been a cultural belief of many regions that women exist to be housewives and mothers; these beliefs give women limited roles. They are considered inferior to men in terms of intellect; this has underestimated women's talents leaving them with a 'label of inferiority'. The belief that women are inferior to men is no more a 'label' of inferiority for women; it has also affected their lives and actually made them inferior. These women do not seek to be superior to men, nor do they want to work eight or ten hours a day like men, they only seek to get the right to get educated and to be considered respectable in the society. ...read more.

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This prominent incident in history proves that women are not only capable of housekeeping and childbearing, but they can also perform jobs that they have never done before. Some cultural beliefs state that women are not 'made' to learn science or mathematics, therefore, they should not be send to schools for education. They think that women are only meant to do housework and raise their children. What they don't seem to realise, is that it is these women who, if well educated, would bring up their children in a fine way so they become future leaders. These women mold our future generation, and if they are not given equal rights to men, this underestimation will result in a disaster for us in the future. The youngsters will grow up to be violent terrorists, who have been brought up in an unbalanced atmosphere. It is therefore important to provide equal rights to women, because they are also the creatures of God and are send to company 'men' on earth. ...read more.

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These people believed that woman were made for childbearing and housekeeping and should not be involved in business or politics. The belief that women were inferior to men in terms of intellect led to limiting their education to learning domestic skills. Well-educated, upper-class men controlled most positions of employment and power in society. They have held a subordinate status in all areas of their life; this includes the homestead as well as the workforce. Men have simply held a higher status throughout history and up to the present time. To look at the struggle for equality, one must understand gender roles. Gender roles have been assigned by society. Examples of this are everywhere. Even children's toys socialize children into taking traditional gender roles. An example of this social construction is toys for little girls. Girls are taught to play nice and to take care of their dolls. These basically teach little girls that the female takes the caretaker role and the male takes the provider role. Traditionally, women have taken on the household responsibilit ?? ?? ?? ?? English Homework Essay writing Fatima Ahmed 07/05/2007 Year 11G 1 of 1 ...read more.

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