Mini Research Project
By Michael Porcelli
Question- Unfair treatment on women
Effect 1- Men have full power over everything.
Citation 1- While boys and men could roam freely about the town my mother and I could not go out without a male relative to accompany us, even if it was a five year old boy (pg.26)
Citation 2- In our society for a girl to flirt with any man brings shame on the family, though it's all right for men (pg. 66)
Citation 3- Our men think earning money ordering around others is where power lies. (Pg. 116)
Effect 2- Women are not really appropriated compared to men.
Citation 1- I was a girl in a land where rifles are fired in celebration of a son while daughter are hidden away behind a curtain, their role in life simply to prepare food and give birth to children (pg. 13)
Citation 2- In the morning when my father was given cream or milk his sister were giving tea with no milk. If there were eggs, they would only be for the boys. When a chicken was slaughtered for dinner, the girls would get the wings and necks when the breast was enjoyed.
Citation 3- We were told she had committed suicide, but we later discovered her own family had poisoned her. (Pg. 66-66)
Sudan- Country 2
Citation 1- Crime carries of punishment $100 and 40 lashes
Citation 2- It seems gender does play a major role in dressing.
Effect 2- Girl's don't have the best life.
Citation 1- The law mainly targeted women about what they would wear.
Citation 2- Women have been isolated from males
Citation 1- Average women in Afghanistan women usual only live until 45
Citation 2- Most of the brides are under 16.
Effect 2- Women should be scared for their lives.
Citation 1- Safia was a women that was kidnapped and beaten and verbal abused.
Citation 2- 85% of the women aren't educated.
What I Learned
"EHow | How to Videos, Articles & More - Discover the Expert in You." EHow. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 10 May 2015.
"AFRICAN PRESS FREEDOM ADVOCATES FIGHT CRIMINAL DEFAMATION LAWS." States News Service. N.p., 3 Sept. 2010. Web. 10 May 2015.