Class Discussion – Oct 22

Ruhi and Buke

  1. Yes.

a. Western influence help women in weaker societies to stand up against or with men to bring there point of view forward.

b. Feminist movement does differ because the issues are different in different societies. Like what is a pressing issue in Kenya won’t be of any consequence in Europe or US and vice-versa.

c. In the video, in US also white, Spanish and black women face income disparity. Its not just an equality issue between two genders but also various races. We really liked the video.


2. In developing countries or where economy is weak and the wage is low ┬ámen get more into business. In such countries, women don’t have much of a voice, as men have all the power. Culture and economy combined in these countries effect women and their peace building initiatives.

a. Lack of resources

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