Status of Women in Society

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s): 369
  • Published: December 14, 2012
Read full document
Text Preview
Status of women in society

As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.”  Virginia Woolf God has created every thing in pair. He has blessed man with physical erudite and women with the spirutal power. Which make women more emotionally strong caring loving and whizz full person. One must not forget that every legend is once a student of mother as Napoleon said “Give me strong mothers and I will give you unbeatable army”. All over the world, women have played significant roles in their countries' development. They have contributed to the economic growth of their country by taking care of their families and working in and owning businesses. They have worked as doctors, teachers, electricians and artists. Women have even been prime ministers of countries. Unfortunately, not every society values the role women play and the contribution they make to their country's development. Some beliefs and practices create societies in which males play the dominant role. Religious traditions can contribute to making women second-class citizens. Low education levels and the tendency for women to have low self-confidence also contributes. In society, men tend to be the owners of property and the decision makers in the families. Women often stay at home, cleaning, cooking and caring for their children. Although these activities are essential for the well being of the family, women are often not respected for their work. Many times, when women venture out of the home to take part in other types of activities, such as going to school, owning businesses and participating in politics, they are often held back or discouraged. This unit focuses on the challenges women face in improving their lives and their standing in society. It is important to note, that the challenges women face in society are common...
tracking img