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Discrimination and Hunger Discrimination: Unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice Race Religion Sex Gender National origin-ethnicity Disability Age
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Discrimination causes Hunger Gender Race Ethnic
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GENDER ISSUES
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Truth or cartoon???
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Gender Issues The vast majority of the world’s poor are women, and the gap between women and men caught in the cycle of poverty has continued to widen in the past decade. An estimated 80% of the world’s refugees are women and children. 2/3 of the world’s illiterates are female. Of the millions of children kept out of school, 2/3 are girls.
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Gender discrimination Definition: Differential treatment based on gender, not individual merit Gender, the meaning attached to being male or female, carries different connotations of value in different cultures
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Basic Rights Violation World Health Organization, 1948, Universal Declaration of Human Rights The social conditions that deny women their most basic rights are kept in place by violence and the ever-present threat of violence. Lack of control over their bodies, reproduction Ex: abortion bans, contraception Increased risk of disease including HIV/AIDS Lack of decision making power-health care Inability to enforce legal action, or to take legal action
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Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1915
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History Repeats Itself In this new century - in the year 2007 - many societies still find it justifiable to beat, rape, stone, burn, sell, disfigure and murder
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