The Relationship Between Education And Violence Against Women

1344 Words Oct 5th, 2016 6 Pages
While most people would acknowledge that prevalent gender inequality exists in the United States and other developed countries - whether through pay gaps, misrepresentation in governance, or blatant sexism - and that there is a struggle to address these inequalities, we take for granted the quality of life that American women have over many others throughout the world. The treatment of women throughout the world varies from country to country; in many cases, women in underdeveloped or developing countries are treated incredibly poorly, subjected to various types of violence on a far-too-regular basis, and have experienced more substantial inequalities than many Americans can even comprehend. Through our research and analysis, we will address the factors that affect the treatment of women throughout the world. Factors like low participation in the workforce, low participation in government, high poverty levels, and lack of education can have a significant effect on the amount of violence women are forced to endure. However, the bulk of the research and analysis will be focused on the relationship between education and violence against women - education is an oft-utilized measure that allows for specific interventions in needy communities and is less abstract
Although many NGOs and other organizations collect multitudes of data and other information about women’s participation, poverty levels, education levels and violence against women, we have not yet found a credible…

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