If women become judges it is because they have the knowledge and experience to be what they are. These judges know how women can be they have worked with them for many years before becoming judges. Female judges are fairer than male judges when it comes to sentencing. Female judges protect female offenders less, male judges tend to be more chivalry towards women offender many of them are not aware of it, because of their chivalry desire to protect women which has become so engrained (Sarnikar, Sorensen, & Oaxaca, 2007). Female judges are less protective of female offenders because they do their jobs as judges and not as a female civilian.
The Court in People v. Aris, 215 Cal App 3d 1194, 264 Cal Rptr 167, 178 (1989) stated that "battered women tend to stay in abusive relationships for a number of reasons." Among those reasons: women are still positively reinforced during the honeymoon phase; women tend to be the peacekeepers in relationships - the ones responsible for making the marriage work; adverse economic consequences; it is more dangerous to leave than to stay; prior threats by batterer to kill self, or children; or to abscond with children; lost self-esteem; and no psychological energy to leave - resulting in a learned helplessness or psychological paralysis. "Battered woman syndrome describes a pattern of psychological and behavioral symptoms found in women living in battering relationships." There are four general characteristics of the syndrome: 1. She believes that the violence was her fault.
For Women in America, Equality is Still an Illusion In her article, "For Women in America, Equality is Still an Illusion", Jessica Valenti subject matter is to describe the discrepancies between what is perceived as gender equality to what is really occurring in America in hopes of ending the mistreatment and injustices of women. Valenti writes this essay in hopes of disillusioning women that believe they have the same equal rights and treatments that men have in America. She conveys a certain emotionally upset tone in her work (mainly due to her being a woman) to grab the reader's attention. She uses selection of detail to show the hardships of women not only in America, but in other countries as well. Valenti provides many statistics of abuse against women here in the United States as well as examples of evidence for the mistreatment of women.
Men were known to be superior species that were defined by power, however, in many aspects this ideal has proven to be false. Though the power of men and women equate on various levels, society has a different perspective for women. Why does society dehumanize women? I. Media Influence For the last two decades, society has depended on attaining information by way of the internet and has even made it their primary means of communication.
Society is so used to these offensive comments that most people do not think of sexual harassment when they hear one, or when one rolls off their tongue. Women are the targets of many of these comments. Many demeaning comments out there are designated for women, and most of these are sexist or imply a gender-role. These comments have negative effects on a woman’s psychological well-being and self-esteem and can make
Women have also started to engage in “male fields,” which are the jobs that were previously dominated by men. They have increased their proportion in fields such as “law, medicine and engineering since 1970” (Giddens 231). Although statistics reveals that women have lessened their inequality in work participation, they still suffer from other forms of gender inequalities at work. One of the common gender inequalities that women face at work is glass ceiling. Giddens explains what glass ceiling is and how it influences women.
Somewhere in the 1960s that fuller figure became less desirable as models began to slim down. However, in the past few years that bad media thought has changed and is beginning to show women in a positive light again. All the media coverage of female celebrities and women of main time TV channels, in magazines, or all advertisements are no longer negative. People, however, are still mainly focused on the negative images not realizing that there are new positive images of women out there that also need to be focused on. Strong celebrity role models stretch across all forms of media.
It's said that women who are not prominent socialites or of higher status are seen to have almost no equality with the men that they work with (Kleist, 2011). These women say that they feel handicap in there behaviours and expectations (Kleist, 2011). Although social issues and barriers are very prominent, there are also a good amount of groups that support women in the tech
Women voice Speech transcript Good morning ladies and gentlemen, Being a woman in the society which men seems to have more advantages, and even though it has been a long history of feminism movement, today we can still see that women do not get the equal opportunities as men do. That is why it is very important to keep challenging the society on stereotype about women. Part of this is educating the young generation about what it is really like to be a woman and inspiring them to speak up about this issue. Today I am going to suggest the three very useful and effective texts to be included in a new resource titled Women voice which is going to be used by senior students. First of all, the text I have chosen is the speech by Shirley Chiholm “Equal rights for Women” which was addressed to the United States House Of Representatives in 1969.
Women are more patient than men and it affects them a lot. For this reason women try to solve problems with negotiations. Women are emotionally very uncomfortable with any social turmoil, certainly anything as likely to get them or their children killed as war, and they possess an evolved set of traits that service that proclivity. In this situation women are more likely to compromise. Despite our opinions, most of women are as physically strong as men.