November 15, 2011 Globalization and Sexism In many developing countries, gender is a determining factor in the advancement of education. Females and males have different needs that are not always met in undeveloped countries and coinciding with the culture, education is not needed for females. As learned in lecture and discussed in lecture, being female can be a determining factor of how much you learn and what you learn. During the lecture we learned about how education can be a hindrance for females in many countries. In some countries, females are the harder working sex and they are needed to keep the family and society running. Women have the role of running the family life, for example cooking and cleaning, but also have the chores of working in the fields, while then men do work outside of the house. The men do business outside of the house, talking to each other. They really have no influence on how the house is run and they are not influential to the functionality of the family. There is a balance in a woman’s life that comes from how much education makes a woman’s life
This is the end of the preview. Sign up
access the rest of the document.
This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course EDUC 229 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UMass (Amherst).