WOM STD 10 Lecture
Women gained the right to vote in 1920.
1950s: Middleclass white women were no longer satisfied with housewife role.
The period after WWII, women were placed back in the home.
1963: Feminine Mysti
o Gender, race & class are interconnected
o Sexual orientation
o Rooted in a particular socio-context
o A liberatory knowledge
o How does one become?
o Race has been socially constructed?
o Concepts of race and ethni
WOM STD 10
Women in Global Perspective
Its very easy to trace the so-called underdevelopment of third world, much of which is still agriculturally based
and the impoverished status of women in many countries to the Colonnial era.
Women and Violence 12/07
Structural Violence, War and Sex Crimes, Prostitution and Sex Tourism
End of violence is connected to the elimination of gender power structures and sexist ideology.
Violence on small/large scale against women is one of the things