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AN ANALYSIS OF WOMEN DEFYING SOCIAL AND FAMILIAL EXPECTATIONS

I. Introduction

A. Thesis Statement
B. Background of Women’s role in the society
C. Objectives of the Paper

II. Body

A. The Striving of Gender Equality
B. Rights and Privileges of Women

B.1 History
1.1 Historical Background
1.2 The Enlightenment and a Vindication of the Rights of Woman 1.3 Suffrage, the right to vote

1.3.1 United States
1.3.2 United Kingdom
1.3.3 Other Examples
B.2 Modern Movement
B.3 United Nations and Women’s rights

3.1 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women B.4 Maputo Protocol
B.5 Reproductive Rights
B.6 Abortion

C. Women’s oppression and class society
D. Women workers fighting back
E. Women in family
F. Women defying social and familial expectations

III. Conclusion
IV. Bibliography

AN ANALYSIS OF WOMEN DEFYING SOCIAL AND FAMILIAL EXPECTATIONS

Table of Contents

Pages

I. Introduction

A. Thesis Statement i
B. Background of Women’s role in the society i - ii C. Objective of the Paper ii

II. Body

A. The Striving of Gender Equality
B. Rights and Privileges of Women

B.1 History
1.1 Historical Background
1.2 The Enlightenment and a Vindication of the Rights of Woman 1.3 Suffrage, the right to vote

1.3.1 United States
1.3.2 United Kingdom
1.3.3 Other Examples
B.2 Modern Movement
B.3 United Nations and Women’s rights

3.1 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women B.4 Maputo Protocol
B.5 Reproductive Rights
B.6 Abortion

C. Women’s oppression and class society
D. Women workers fighting back
E. Women in family
F. Women defying social and familial expectations

III. Conclusion
IV. Bibliography

AN ANALYSIS OF WOMEN DEFYING SOCIAL AND FAMILIAL EXPECTATIONS

Introduction

Thesis statement: Defiance is not of a single character or type, but shares similar meaning in that gender equality is what is strived for. This striving occurs in the face of hostility, usually a hostility deeply rooted in the culture in which the defiance takes place.

Bathasar Pober defined woman as an animal usually living in the vicinity of man, and having a rudimentary susceptibility to domestication. What is the woman's role in society? In many prehistoric cultures, women assumed a particular cultural role. In hunter-gatherer societies, women were generally the gatherers of plant foods, small animal foods, fish, and learned to use dairy products, while men hunted meat from large animals. In more recent history, the gender roles of women have changed greatly. Traditionally, middle-class women were typically involved in domestic tasks emphasizing child care. For poorer women, especially working class women, this often remained an ideal, as economic necessity compelled them to seek employment outside the home. The occupations that were available to them were, however, lower in pay than those available to men.

As changes in the labor market for women came about, availability of employment changed from only "dirty", long houred factory jobs to "cleaner", more respectable office jobs...
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