In Terms Of Education, Health, And Economy
Pythagoras says that "There is a good principle, which has created order, light and man; and a bad principle, which has created chaos, darkness and woman." ("Quotations from Male
Philosophers on woman: Plato, Pythagoras, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud Quotes"). This idea picturizes how women are considered by society as evil. Society does not want to educate this evil who may bring darkness and chaos, that is why women are not educated and just be housewives instead of having jobs. Men are educated and have economic freedom to make light brighter. This perspective is patriarchy which is clearly defined by Walby as "a system of interrelated social structures which allow men to exploit women" (Gordon 18). This system limit women 's education by persuading people that educated women would be harmful for society. According to Fishbein 's research, marriage and motherhood are attained as their status to women at very early ages (27).
Women thaught to stay at home and look after kids as their primary duty for society. Although patriarchal societies claim the opposite, society gains if women 's awareness inreases because increased intellectuality helps to raise a better educated youth and a healthier society. Educated women also have economic benefits in society.
Although some claim the opposite, educated women raise educated children. According to researches of Hoffman about differences between working and not working mothers ' children indicates that, "daughters of employed mothers have been found to have higher academic achievement, greater career success, more nontraditional career choices" (The Effects of the
Mother 's Employment on the Family and the Child). This example is a proof of the efficiency of educated and working mothers on their children.. Mother is a role model for a daughter(Gavish 1).
If mothers are educated and have jobs,
Cited: Fishbein, Harold D. Peer prejudice and discrimination: the origins of prejudice. 2nd ed. n.p., Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers, 2002 n.p., Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1996. Print. from the Developing World, Council on Foreign Relations. New York, n.p., 2004. Print.