Feminism

The discrimination towards the female gender.

Sex discrimination violates human rights.

The rights to the female gender are being taken, and or abused. Women all over the world are affected by this issue. Although it is illegal to discriminate based on sex including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, and benefits, statistics show that pay inequality figures are even worse for women of color. African American women earn only 72 cents and Latinas 60 cents for every dollar that men earn. Women are also denied their education. In many different countries around the world education is not an option for women.

What is being done?

It is illegal to discriminate based on sex including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, and benefits as mentioned before. It is 2015, the rights for women have not been invoked. This right has been fought for since the early 1900's by movements like Women's World Fairs, Women's Trade Union League, HeForShe ect. Still no change, it is 2015, it's time things change.

Annotated Bibliography

“25 Inspiring Women Who Changed The Face Of Feminism.” Harper's BAZAAR. Hearst Communications, 2014. Web. 28 May 2015. <http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/features/g4201/famous-feminists-throughout-history/?slide=1>

Women from then and now who are changing the face of feminism. Showed 25 female power sources that made a huge impact to feminism.

“Feminist Movements.”Feminist Movements. Chicago Historical Society, 2005. Web. 28 May 2015. <http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/444.html>

Movements from the early 1900s through 1980s that shed light to feminism.

Guzzardi, Will. “Chicago Fire Department Hiring: Women Face Discrimination, According To Samantha Vasich's Lawsuit.” The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 2011. Web. 29 May 2015. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/19/chicago-fire-department-h_n_903496.html>

Issue of discrimination in Chicago. Gave me an example of a type of discrimination that is still happening today.

“Malala Yousafzai: The 15-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Who Wanted More From Her Country.” Vanity Fair. Conde Nast, 2013. Web. 2 Jun. 2015. <http://www.vanityfair.com/news/politics/2013/04/malala-yousafzai-pakistan-profile>

Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani women who defied the taliban and demanded girls be allowed an education. Example of discrimination against women in another country.

“Sexism And Gender Discrimination Statistics.”Sexism and Gender Discrimination Statistics. City Vision University, 2001. Web. 1 Jun. 2015. <http://www.cityvision.edu/wiki/sexism-and-gender-discrimination-statistics>

Statistics examples of job or general discrimination against women.

“Women's Rights And Gender Section (WRGS).”Women's Rights and Gender Section (WRGS). United nations., 2015. Web. 28 May 2015. <http://www.ohchr.org/en/issues/women/wrgs/pages/wrgsindex.aspx>

Gives a general example of all the discrimination women are experiencing.