By Rona M. Fields (auth.)
Responding to the detailed destruction of ladies, Fields argues for constructing Gender as a secure category lower than the Genocide conference. situations are explored, traditionally, anthropologically, psychologically and sociologically, from the author's box study, in addition to makes a speciality of morbidity, mortality and demographic documentation data.
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Desiree had hoped that once in the city she would learn to read and write. She had neither time nor money to go to school. But she begged one of her sisters to get a book so she could learn to read. The only book they had in the house was an old Bible. That became the teacher and the tool for Desiree’s literacy education. When her older sister came back from Europe she was a tailor. Since she didn’t send Desiree to school and the child had to learn to do something she was taught to fix clothes.
Her parents each died when she was very young. Her mother died in childbirth when Desiree was seven and her father died in a car accident a couple of years later. She was raised by her grandmother until the latter could no longer care for her. She was sent to the city as a warder for her elder sisters. She had been physically and sexually abused as a warder and hungered for food and education. At 14, she was without any 26 ● Against Violence against Women support but her own wit and wisdom. Her maternal grandmother raised her but when she was 12 decided to send her to the city where her older, lightskinned sisters lived.
Now President Sirleaf is not going to be lonely among men anymore. ” East Africa; Mother Earth The late Wangari Maathai, eloquent scientist and activist from Kenya recognized the connections between the degradation of the landscape and the degradation of women. She was the first African woman to become Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in 2004, honored for her work in social forestry—saving Kenya from desertification, and in recognition that 34 ● Against Violence against Women environmental degradation is prelude to violence in competition for scarce resources and the dehumanization that accompanies violence.
Against Violence against Women: The Case for Gender as a Protected Class by Rona M. Fields (auth.)