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    Rights Of Women

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    It is true that women’s rights have come a long way and improved immensely compared to past years. Women are now treated as people and are able to share their own opinions and beliefs. Women can now work, vote, play sports, have their own opinions, etc. There is not a lack of women’s rights in the 21st century; women have the same rights as men do. “Feminists such as Betty Friedan have demonised domestic slavery and lambasted discrimination. Governments have passed equal-rights acts.” (Dunlop).…

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    1. How did you see power being used and/or abused in this book? How would you feel if you were the main character? In the book Sold the person with the power changes throughout the book. At the beginning the person with the power was Lakshmi’s stepfather. He is not able to work but he uses Ama and Lakshmi to his advantage. Ama serves him even though he does not provide anything to the family. He takes the money for himself and gambles it away. He then sells Lakshmi into prostitution without Ama…

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    Modern Day Honor Crimes

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    Honor killings and offenses are often thought to be an outlandish crime exclusive to only the currently tumultuous Middle East and surrounding areas, while in actuality, this is far from the case. An honor killing is typically defined as “a killing of a relative, especially a girl or woman, who is perceived to have brought dishonor to the family” . This dishonor is generally related to things regarding premarital relationships, such as premarital sex, or other forbidden acts that a community…

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    the horrors that took place. By analyzing the similarities, differences, and the purpose of the book and movie we can see the issues that we have today in memorializing the genocide in Cambodia. The book Voices from S-21, and the movie Khmer Rouge: Killing machine, try and address the misconceptions that the perpetrators have in their involvement of these events, and educate other Cambodians and the rest of the world about the horrors that the Khmer Rogue brought into Cambodia. By educating…

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    government of Cambodia, known as the Khmer Rouge, to establish a perfect communist utopia. They planned to do this by disposing of anyone in the country who was deemed rebellious or unfit. While it is true that Pol Pot is the man who initiated these killings, other events such as French decolonization, the Chinese Revolution, and the Vietnamese Civil War lead up to the carnage as well. Even though French Decolonization and ideas from the Communist Revolution in China were important factors…

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    In the past hundred of years many genocide atrocities have occurred, taking a toll on human lives, and influencing the history of countries worldwide. The Armenian Genocide and Cambodian Genocide occurred at two very different times, but there are connections between the two that make them comparable. The Armenian Genocide beginning on April 24, 1915 was under the rule of the Young Turks, who wanted to to turkify the Ottoman Empire, by ridding it of any Non- Turks, especially those of whom were…

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    a Death Foretold can be viewed as an emphasis on male pride and on the character’s sexual behavior. This sensation of male superiority is heavy in the some of the practices of citizens. These practices which include defending one’s honor, honor killings, and marriage, are promoted by social expectation and personal obligation.…

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    In a dingy London hotel, on a gray and foggy night, a man opened up his laptop to find one single message; KILL ALEX RIDER. Yassen Gregorovich, a cold-blooded assassin was trained and hired by the international crime organization, Scorpia, to take out anybody and everybody who got in their way. The night before coming face to face with one of his greatest enemies, Yassen drew parallels between his life and that of the fourteen-year-old spy, Alex Rider, through a series of flashbacks that brought…

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    The Cambodian Genocide was an event where a mass amount of Cambodians were killed for their ethnic differences. The website states, “The Cambodian Genocide took place in Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia. It began shortly after Cambodia’s seizure of power from the government of Lon Nol in 1975 and lasted until the Khmer Rouge was overthrown by the Vietnamese in 1978. North Vietnamese forces seized South Vietnam’s capital, Saigon, and by the Khmer Rouge and its leader, Pol Pot, in 1975.”…

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    murdered her through asphyxiation. Unfortunately, this type of crime is not common in just Pakistan. Thousands of honor killings occur every year, all over the world, and sometimes there’s little to no media coverage. They’re on the rise, with estimates of up to a 1,400 percent increase in some countries (Kiener 3). What is even more surprising is that people consider these killings…

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