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Arts and Humanities
Social and Political Philosophy
Lecture 10: Women in the Developing World
Terms in this set (16)
How is perception constructed?
shaped by values learned from people and things around us through a process called socialization
is the process in which values and perceptions help to determine our roles in society
expectations regarding the skills, rights, and duties of individuals
refers to one's position in the social, economic, and political hierarchy
How do women have a lower status than man?
1. Gender pay gap
2. Lack of representation in government
3. Number of CEO's
4. Glass ceiling
True or False: As societies become more industrialized and as women's economic position is strengthened the gap in status between men and women narrows
What Challenges do women face around the world?
1. Property rights
6. women missing
8. genital mutilation
9. sex trafficking
10. acid attacks
11. honor killings
the slaughter of women deemed to be unchaste by male relatives.
Men to women ratio
106 females are conceived for every 100 males
What solutions can help gender inequalities?
2. gov't policies
extreme Islamic fundamentalists in Afghanistan enforced laws such as No contact between men and women who are not family, women must where their veil at all times, outlawed education for women
Why is their a failure to use contraceptives devices?
1. fear of side affects
2. Disapproval by husband or family
3. Religious objections
4. Access to contraceptives
What has been the most important factors in the rise of employment of women?
5. Erosion of traditional values that rigidly define women's roles
What is the result of women working?
1. Empowered women
2. Declines fertility
3. Challenges traditional values
4. Become self-sufficient
The Grameen Bank
Dr. Muhammad Yunus created this informal micro-credit lending institution to target rural women
Grameen Bank 16 decisions (only need to know 4)
1. Commitment to educating their children
2. A refusal to take or give a dowry
3. An emphasis on self-improvement and economic prosperity
4. A pledge to have small families
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
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