This literally means a society in which men rule”(Momen). Even though we are living in an advanced society, the elements of patriarchy are still visible in our society. Male domination can be witnessed…
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For example, when Sara Palin contested in the US vice presidential election, media seems to be more interested in appreciating her beauty rather than intelligence of political knowledge. Even if a male and female commit the same mistake, media often project the female mistakes more than male mistakes. For example, Lesbianism is projected more than Gayism in many countries. In short gender discrimination is still evident in our societies.
Gender stratification means the social inequalities existing among male and female. I have many experiences of gender stratification in my life. I usually use public carriers for my travelling needs. I faced many situations in which all the seats inside the carrier became occupied except one near a person of opposite gender. When I try to occupy that seat, people inside the carrier may usually watch me as person who is going to commit a serious mistake. In other words, in our patriarchal society, people often visualize the proximity of a male and female as a sign of
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As soon as the sex is assigned to a child his/her gender construction starts immediately even before birth. For instance, as soon as parents came to know about the sex of their child in mother’s womb they start buying the new born stuff in accordance with the characteristics that are associated with that sex hence giving rise to the gender formation.
Not a single woman was presented in a dignified manner. No one of the women was in decent costumes. Not a single woman was shown representing the intellectual status of a woman. No one was shown as handling a high profiled position in the office, but all of them are just sex-dolls with minimum dress on their bodies, half naked.
I learnt that gender is basically a difference between me being a female and a friend of mine who was a male. I am taught that it is not good to mingle and be friends with males but this takes a complete U-turn when it comes to females – with whom I can be friends for as much as I cared
The question that remains is; what are the prospects of women journalists? Are all the females who aspire and venture into journalism ready to take the challenges that they are likely to meet? The main purpose of this
This essay discusses that gender as social phenomena aroused by the differences in our biological makeup has taken by storm the public domain on major issues politicized (Hobson,2002). Nevertheless, citizens of upright religious practices consider gender as not being critical since they cherish their differences.
Only few similarities are present between the feminine and male gender, portraying the fissure in gender and gender roles. Toy stores usually promote gender stereotyping in various ways. The toy stores and online vending stores