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    more? Young women are prime victims to media due to their lack of experience and because their minds are still growing, young women are persuaded much easier. However what is the influence the media is having on these young girls? media displays the perfect women in their heads, influencing their preference on body type as well as providing them with poor choices for role models. Through time the media has changed the standard for what the “perfect” woman looks like. Todays choice for beauty is to be thin. Thin women are displayed for advertisement and are the very celebrities which many…

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    have dominated the fields and courts. But, women have the right to play sports just as much as men do. That is why in 1972 law called Title IX was passed. This law requires both male and female’s in every school that receives federal funding to have equality. Not many people understood how many schools didn’t have equal facilities and tools for female programs. Federally funded institutes, in order to stay federally funded must comply with Title IX. The first thing they must do is distribute…

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    In the musical “Where’s Charley”, the main character, Charley, dresses as his aunt to shapparon his and his roommates dates. The show was set in the late 19th century and for the two young women to stay with two young men they had to have a shapparon. Charley’s aunt was suppose to arrive the morning of the lunch date, but she didn’t so, using the costume from his school performance, he dressed as a woman and pretended to be his aunt. The only reason the two young women, Amy and Kitty, met…

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    because of the sexualization of young girls and women in the media. The sexualization of younger girls’ even women has been going on for as long as I can remember. It’s all over the media. Did you know that eighty percent of 10-year old girls in the U.S. report that they have been on a diet? Also that the number one wish for girls ages 11-17 is to be thinner? This is because of the media. Girls are constantly seeing people on television or in magazines trying to lose weight. The media is showing…

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    Depression In Young Women

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    person’s personal life, school life, work life, social life, and family life. Depression is the leading most common disease among people especially adolescent girls. Women are twice as likely to experience depression as men are. It is sometimes confused with typical feelings of puberty and teenage adjustment. The reason for that is because of gender differences, women tend to ruminate or over think things more than men. When you ruminate, or introspect in a negative…

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    Oppression Of Young Women

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    Across the United States and the westernized world, young women fall victim to the societal pressures of being the picture of sophistication, intelligence, and above all, beauty. The ideal young woman is supposed to be a perfect balance of ambition and carefulness, strength and submission, glamor and restraint, all wrapped in one shiny package. A woman who has achieved even a high level of success, such as Sarah Palin or Hillary Clinton, are often as scrutinized on visual appeal as much as they…

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    Stereotypes Of Young Women

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    try and get young women interested in math and science, men still outnumber women in those career fields. Some people may argue that young women simply do not have any sort of interest in things related to math and science and that this is the reason for the gender gap, but this is purely untrue. Researchers have found that when girls perform poorly in math and science, the cause is environmental. Due to society’s expectations and stereotypes, young women do not get the same amount of…

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    Persepolis Young Women

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    Being a young woman in the United States, means growing, finding yourself, and being free during that process. Not all young women have the same sort of freedom that Westerns have. The United States is a secular country, which is a country that have no religions or beliefs embedded in it’s laws. The countries that these films are based, Iran and Israel, are Islamic nations. An Islamic nation is governed by Islamic laws and cultural practices with a primarily Muslim community. After watching the…

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    The Young Lords Party is a Puerto Rican organization that was concerned with Puerto Rican and Latino issues (91). In 1970, the Young Lords Party expressed how traditional views of Puerto Rican women influenced how they were oppressed (91). The historical treatment of Puerto Rican women was prevalent in modern society as women's role remained "wife, mother and good woman" (92). Women were restricted to roles in the private sphere, making social or political involvement difficult (92).…

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    Rough Draft - Unit 2 EA 2 Over the years, American model sizes have gotten smaller, and it is devastating women because the standards have gotten impossible to reach. Everyday false images of beautiful women are implanted in their heads. This is giving the idea that they should look like that too. However, real women aren’t models, and look quite different than the expectations set by magazine covers. Average American women weigh quite more than American models, while also being much shorter.…

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