if women’s employment rates were raised to 70 percent, which is closer to that of many developed nations, the annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Asia would increase by up to 2-4 percent (United Nations in China, 2010). Indeed, economic growth has impacts on gender inequality levels both positively...
Today, in our modern society, women are treated more or less equally with men. But was it like that in post-classical societies long ago? What was it like in two post-classical periods, of North Africa and Southwest Asia? North Africa had its differences, Southwest Asia had its own, but they shared some...
In this such a big world, gender roles have some interest features in different countries. In some countries, women have higher position than men in society, family or workplace. And in some other countries women don’t. I’m going to talk about the gender roles in some regions that I have learned about...
appealing to people, because of its belief in one god, the role of women and their privileges, its views on every person being equal in God’s eyes, and other religious ideologies. From the years 1000 to 1750 C.E., Islam most influenced West Africa, South Asia, and Europe, having both changes throughout the regions...
Women and Development
Dr. Mehdi Nazer
June 5th, 2011
Women are very important in realizing the goals of development yet they still face the hurdles of inequality and lower recognition in the predominant male society. They form a larger number...
search for clean water, women in rural sub-Saharan Africa literally and symbolically walk the social, economic, and geographic paths along which, scholars argue, the HIV/AIDS epidemic can be mapped."
It was back in 2002 when Kofi Annan identified women as the backbone of Africa, and sounded the dire...
popular. Gender inequality could be considered as major one among these. Throughout the world, women are vital players in the economy. Over 800 million women are economically active worldwide, undertaking critical roles in industry, agriculture, manufacturing, and services, and as producers, traders, and owners...
cultures, women consider themselves equal to men while in some other parts of the world such as Africa and Asia, women are subjected to violence, sexual abuses, and exploitation by men that considered them as their legal or sexual property. Because tradition and religion play a crucial role in the life...
relationship between women and Islam is defined by both Islamic texts and the history and culture of the Muslim world.
Sharia which is Islamic law provides for differences between role, rights, and obligations of men and women. Though does the Quran or Hadith mention that women have to be housewives...
Transitions in an Age of Golden Change
Vasco De Gama who found Calicut and the ports of east Africa have found a foray into Asia. It was a trading network along the coats of Africa, middle east, and Asia. This network also called the Asian Sea Trading Network was broken down into three zones. The Arabs...
Emergence of the Male Breadwinner Role in Africa
When looking back in history, according to Lindsay (2007), before males were idealised as the breadwinner of the household, women were also working and contributing economically to the household. When she states that “there was very little expectation...
a. Women in business
b. Personal interest in subject
c. Women in the world
2. History of Women in US
a. Women's rights
b. Women's rise
c. Women today
3. History of Women in the World
a. Women's firsts
b. Places where women are currently oppressed
Thematic Paper on MDG
PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN
I am extremely pleased to introduce this set of analytical papers on the Millennium Development Goals1. The papers were produced by the member agencies of the UN Development...
China V.S. Africa
From 600 to 1450 BCE the life of the Chinese and the life of the African had a good amount of similarities and differences politically, socially, and economically. Much like many other places over the world trade and advances in technological studies dominated both economies...
In America, women gained the right to vote in 1920 upon the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment (U.S. National Archives & Records Administration). In America, Frances Perkins became the first woman to be a part of a Presidential Cabinet in 1933, under FDR's administration (AFL-CIO). In America...
claims and rights of women.
Digressing a little to the African perspective of feminism, it is good to note that African feminism is political in response to social and political developments in Africa (Mikell, 2000). Adeleye-Fayemi (2000) also stated that feminism in Africa is rooted in the continent’s...
Women and Development in the Developing World
Sociology of Developing Countries
This paper explores the development of women in Third World countries, most notably, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Issues confronting these women are contrastingly pessimistic but also hopeful...
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People exist in this world with the unwavering fact that men and women are created equal. This fact is in the surface of humanity substantiating the essence of all people in the same pedestal of roles and duties.
Gandhi says that all are children of one and same God and therefore absolutely equal...
Role of Mother-in-Law During Intra-Conceptional Care of their Daughter-in-Law In Rural Community of Munshigonj
DR. MOHAMMAD KABIR UDDIN
Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam, Ph.D
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Regional Economy in Africa
The following paper will discuss the regional economy in Africa; it will discuss the GDP and the positive and negative developments in the region and how they have affected the economy. It will also touch on the trade between Africa and other countries.
This term-paper is aimed at giving the reader an overview of discrimination conflicts in Africa. It is made up of four chapters that try to give the reader an understanding of what gender discrimination is all about and its effect on the African society.
In Chapter One, it explains what gender...
veryone has someone that they look up to. It may be a hero or a role model. Martin Luther King serves as a role model for many African Americans because of his contributions and fight towards civil rights. King became very popular and touched the lives of many. According to Robert A. Divine and other...
In Sub-Saharan Africa, large families and multiple pregnancies due to lack of family planning has always been the norm and this unsurprisingly creates a heightened level of societal and health risks that we now see in this region of the world. Other regions like Asia and Latin America have been...
Regulation of Microfinance Institutions in Asia: A Comparative Analysis
Mamiza Haq*, Mohammad Hoque** and Shams Pathan***
This paper compares the regulatory framework of the microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Asia. We find formal MFIs are generally regulated under ...
Microfinance in Africa: Combining the Best
Practices of Traditional and Modern
Microfinance Approaches towards
I. WHAT CAN MICROFINANCE DO FOR AFRICA?
When properly harnessed, microfinance offers a variety of benefits to the African people.
Foremost, microfinance initiatives...
Malaria is the number one cause of deaths in Africa each year. Malaria damages the heart, lungs, kidneys, and the brain. Malaria is similar to the flu, because they have the same symptoms. Malaria is caused by Anopheles. Forty- percent of Africa is infected by malaria, and at least kills fifteen...
Journal Article Review
Women have always historically been viewed as the weaker and inferior sex. This often translates to the oppression of basic human rights and disabling women from actively engaging in politics and society when it comes to their bodies and choices. Amos Idowu’s article “Effects...
of HIV/AIDS is evolving in low and middle income countries. Women and adolescent females in Sub-Saharan Africa are more at risk of HIV due to an extreme number of complex biological, behavioral and structural factors. HIV infection among women primarily drives the pediatric HIV epidemic. Postnatal transmission...
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...