SubordinationOfWomen - Outline

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Kieran Tsai Outline 22-Mar-11 Are women subordinated in society, and if so, what should be done about it? Should gender equality be required by law? Outline: Introduction - The issue: Women appeared to be subordinated in society in the U.S. Current laws that enforce gender equality have not eliminated the problem; hence, gender equality should not be required by law. Rather laws to ensure the unique rights of women should be sought after and not of gender equality. Subordination of women comes in many forms. It ranges from sexual harassment, denying of opportunity and some say that pornography is a form of subordination. There had been many gender equality laws that have been set in place. However, this had not produced a society free of subordination and had many negative impacts. Examples
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Unformatted text preview: of mandatory shared parenting after divorce can be seen as depriving a womens right in raising children on their own. Many examples in other domain such as athletics and education likewise show how gender equality has not ensured womens rights. Gender equality is based on the thought that men and women are the same in that their experiences are exchangeable. However, it has been pointed out that this is fundamentally flawed. The idea or definition of gender equality needs to be revised or redefined. Conclusion: Gender equality laws should therefore not be required by law; but laws to ensure the unique rights of women and men should be pursued. Kieran Tsai Outline 22-Mar-11...
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