Nita Suchonsamran 28/04/2012
EC2, Section-3 Argumentative essay
Women Rights in South Africa
Hidden inside the veil unbroken, Lies my soul still unspoken, Countless words still unsaid, Many thoughts still not expressed, I am an incomplete story, an unfinished song, I am an actor without a role, While walking on the road of life, I wait for my soul to be discovered, Until than this dejected soul lies in eternal torment. – Shamin Bashir Shah, from Importance of Women, 2009.
Most people in developed countries would say women and men are treated the same, but they do not realize that in few countries, there are people who discriminate women. In some parts of Africa, women are not educated; their job is to only take care of household work and their children. There are millions of women each year who suffer from violence such as domestic violence, sexual harassment and rape. These are the issues women still face in now a day’s world (Bashir, 2009). Women rights are very important for global well-being. They are the one who helps in economical growth and also the one who gives birth and continue the society. Even though women rights have been solved enormously throughout the passing years, issues still exist from cultural to political (Shah, 2010). However, in the past recent years issues of women rights are discussed freely, which make it easier to solve it. Now a day, women are given more rights compared to the past years. Half of the working population consists of women, which means they are given rights to learn and work. Moreover, the fight those women did in nineteenth century to be given the rights to “vote” and share political views was set and obeyed by everyone until today (Trueman, 2012). However, women still suffer from discrimination in some countries,...