Watching Shackled Women

Topics: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Feminism, Sociology, Transgender / Pages: 3 (509 words) / Published: Feb 19th, 2016
Watching Shackled Women: Abuses of a patriarchal world really changed my perspective of the world. Before watching this documentary I was not fully aware of all the abuse women in third world countries have to deal with. I was in utter shock how easily women are undermined and dominated by the male gender. In many cases these actions were justified in their eyes using cultural relativism in their defense. Cultural relativism is the principle that an individual person's beliefs and activities should be understood by others in terms of that individual's own culture. I used to believe cultural relativism was a defensible theory, but after watching this film, my opinions have changed.
In the beginning of the film, we are introduced with your

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