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According to traditional settings and history, the man usually stands as the breadwinners of the family. He works hard to earn money in order to support his family from outside work. The woman on the other hand is the caretaker of the family. She stays at home to take care of household chores, take care of the children, and to support the men. However, in modern times, there is a split in gender roles as more women are increasingly becoming breadwinners of their families, providing the majority of household income and needs. Gender roles grow closer by the day as we now have more and more stay-at-home dads taking care of the children while their wives go to work.
Every society has a mechanism that allows for variations in the gender roles or sexuality of their members. This allows males to perform female chore while the men perform masculine chores. In the olden tradition, this was berdache, where a male who did not have strengths, skills and expertise equaled to his fellow male counterparts played the female gender roles while the strong men went to work. In modern societies, there is little or no emphasis on genders roles. In fact, they advocate for empowerment of women and education of the girl child. Hence the slogan, what a man can do a woman can do better. This shows just how open the society is to free participation of gender roles for both sexes. Men can work in jobs that were traditionally feminists, such as hairdressing and beauty therapy, while the women can also perform functions that traditionally were for the men, e.g. leadership and administration. Both sexes are equal and can perform each other’s roles as competently as possible (Fausto-Sterling 19).
The success of this development angles around the various feminists movements that took place across the world championing for the equal rights of women within the society. In fact, governments and other ruling
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This essay discusses that racism was witnessed mostly during the colonial period when the Europeans made their colonial subjects believe that they were uncivilized and inferior. The researcher has witnessed the undertaking of the racism process from where he goes to school. Although he came from an African setting and most of the population is African, there are also ‘aliens’ that live there mostly American, European and Asian.
As per some conservative estimates, there are approximately 250, 000 people of Somali origin, residing in the UK (ICAR 2004). West Midland Somali Association is a not for profit, charity that helps and aids the young people of Somali descent or origin, to settle in and integrate into the larger West Midlands community.
Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Local community improvement proposal Introduction Community is definite as a assemblage of people leaving in a particular local area. Local community may comprise of business owners, home owners and politician as well; people of different specialization.
On the other hand, an interest community is one which describes a group of people who gather due to a common interest or a certain concern that needs to be addressed. The Church of Pentecost Edmonton is a church in Ghana hence the community here is largely Ghanian people.
Nonetheless, there have been efforts to empower the community in the governance of itself.
Participation in governance is not an 'all-or-nothing', nor is it usually experienced as linear progression or as a 'ladder' (Arnstein, 1969), which increasingly empowers as it is climbed.
This is an international phenomenon and is not restricted to some particular country. The major difference is that in developed countries such voluntary organisations work with local or inland funds and in developing countries, a large part of the fund comes from abroad or overseas governments or supporting organisations.
Yet, there is much misperception and lack of awareness of the true nature of these valuable contributions. In the course of this essay, I shall try to present an accurate portrait of our community and its