- Discover essay samples

Women's Gender Role

4.9 of 5.0 (53 reviews)

210 words
Social Issues

Women's Gender Role Page 1
The above thumbnails are of reduced quality. To view the work in full quality, click download.

Throughout history, women have been labeled as inferior to men. But as years go by, women have been trying to climb up the ladder to equalize themselves with men. Women have accomplished a lot, but there is still more that needs to be done. In order to better understand women's strive for equality, it is necessary to examine the past history of women, women's present status, and what is still being done to change the discrimination of women.
In the past, women were traditionally supposed to stay at home while their husbands went to work. Once it was considered ok for women to go into the workforce, they were supposed to hold a traditional job, such as a secretarial job. Women in the past were viewed as weak and incompetent compared to the knowledge and power of men. With the help of the National Organization for Women (NOW) which was founded in 1966, women have been able to take a step up. NOW helped promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution and they are still continuing their efforts.
Presently, women are supposed to have the same rights as men, but they are still often discriminated against. The numbers of women who have entered ...

You are currently seeing 50% of this paper.

You're seeing 210 words of 419.

Similar essays


are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today?s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On t...

98 reviews
Television Violence

Does entertainment influence society's attitude towards violent behavior? In order to fully answer this question we must first understand what violence is. Violence is the use of one's powers to inflict mental or physical injury upon another, examples of this would be rape or murder. Violence in entertainment reaches the public by way of televi...

118 reviews
Torture In Prisons

Haley Varvel Mrs. Poteet AP English Language Torture is a touchy subject, it might be something someone does not want to talk about because of how disgusting it is. But torture, of all shakes and kinds, are happening everywhere and we do not know it. Torture can be anything, it can be domestic abuse, it could be forcing people to do something...

123 reviews
Guns And Children

Gun and Children Ways to keep them Safe in the House Bang! There is a shot and you rush to see what the hell just happened, but it is to late your child is no the ground with their brains all over the wall and is dead in less than a heart beat. After the statement you give the police they arrest you for the death of your child. You think to yoursel...

12 reviews
Abilities Of People With Disabilities

Assumption: A person with mental retardation cannot be trained to perform a job as well as an employee without a disability. Fact: Over two thirds of Pizza Hut employees have mental retardation. The average turnover rate (the rate at which workers quit) of these employees is a modest twenty percent compared to a one hundred and fifty percent turnov...

101 reviews
Atsisiųsti šį darbą