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Women Are Creature Of The God

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Are women the men’s slaves? Not at all! In the past, women were treated like men’s slaves. Throughout the world, women were expected to be like property of men. If look at the history of the world, mostly women had been deprived from their righteous rights and employment opportunities while men were enjoyed superiorities. Men considered women’s most important business housewife to cook, clean and raise children. After long struggle, women in the majority of countries, “won the right to vote and increased their educational and job opportunities. Possibly most important, they fought for and to a large degree accomplished a reevaluation of traditional views of their role in society,” (women’s international center, 1994, p 1).
In the past, men treated their wives and children as their properties. Unfortunately, mostly men thought on that time, woman does not have any rights, woman was subjected to obey her husband and husband was perceived to provide foods and clothing to his wife and children. Eastman wrote in her essay, woman cannot live by bread alone, what she needs first of all is free soul. That is very logic and really makes sense; how people no mater man or woman can live only with eating alone, human need some sorts of freedom. Previously, in most of religions such Christianity stressed that women are a main basis of temptation and evil. Latin father of the Christians church wrote, “Woman is the gate of the devil, the path of wickedness, the sting of the serpent, in a word precious object,” (women’s international center, 1994, p 1). Men had negative mentality about women status in society.
Women have had been considered physically “weaker” than men, and will not be able to accomplish any job involved heavy labor. For instance, “in most preindustrial societies, domestic chores were relegated to women, leaving heavier labor such as hunting and plowing to men. This ignored the fact that caring for children and doing such task as milking cows and washing clothes also required heavy, sustained labor. But physiological tests now suggest that women have a greater tolerance for pain, and statistic reveal that women live longer and are more resistant to many diseases,” (women’s international center, 1994, p 1). Although women in many circumstances proved themselves that they can perform any work like their men counterparts, for example, in WWII while men headed to front line, women filled men positions in the factories, worked overtime diligently in a hope to win the war, but still physically discriminated by men. Even if a husband and wife worked outside their home, woman still had responsibility of house discipline and...

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