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Shvoong Home>Social Sciences>Can Women Be Denied the Right to Get Educated? Summary

Can Women Be Denied the Right to Get Educated?

Article Summary   by:varghese     Original Author: Prof. P.A.Varghese
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Are not women not like men? Are they not entitled to get educated to any levels like any man so that she can contribute to the society and upgrade her own life? It is established beyond all doubts that she is equal to man in all aspects. Further she has a better emotional quotient and she has more patience. Man may be physically stronger but that has no more relevance in the modern world. Intellectually she is equal if not superior.

I am really perturbed that women are denied this fundamental right of education in many Middle eastern states. Through this they are treated much worse than slaves. They are denied their very existence. They become a burden for those who engage themselves in productive activities and contribute to the survival and enjoyment of human society.

I can understand if a woman chooses to cover herself from head to foot in dark orbs with peep holes where her eyes are. But even should be her decision, not something imposed on her through the existing cultural or religious norms. No God can be so mean as to deny the rights for women which he granted for the males.
Can women be denied the right to get educated? 
 
Published: June 08, 2009   
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  1. 1. ZoetheAlpha

    the subject

    Hi, just wanted to point out one thing: Since the dawn what we know of the western culture, i.e. according to the texts that survived, the subject, the "I" has always been thought of as male. Moreover, this subject that represents the "I", the individual, has always been thought to be a single subject, meaning that there is no room for another, different from himself. Therefore, as you understand, western culture has always conceived the individual to the male, and only males are subjects. this is the western world's view on an individual, so what do you think the less advanced if not primiti

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