Ethnicity and Gender

Identifying the Burakumin

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Identifying the Burakumin

The Burakumin are a disadvantaged social group in Japan. The word burakumin literally translates as ‘people of the hamlet,’ describing the people living at the outskirts of towns and villages. However this 19th century term is just a substitute for the harsher realities of what the Burakumin are: outcasts....

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Under the Subject it is on – Taught

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Under the Subject it is on – Taught

Race is taught and then later learned. Children are taught by what their parents say and do. Every person I ever heard always said they are brought up a certain way with a certain belief from their parents. It is passed on through generations. Although not everyone follows how...

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Racism Humanity Black vs White Multi Culturalism – Learned

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Racism Humanity Black vs White Multi Culturalism – Learned

As a born and bred Englishman who has lived in South Africa most of his life, I would like to add my ten cents’ worth to this interesting debate, and not from an American viewpoint (which is all too prevalent amongst your writers), but from a South African perspective....

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Beauty Pageant Sexism – Disagree

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Beauty Pageant Sexism – Disagree

It seems inherent to the age-old issue of feminism that a woman is either beautiful and stupid, or homely and smart. Beauty does not quantify intelligence. In fact, one has nothing to do with the other. So then, why must the argument of sex and beauty automatically be correlated...

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What is a Woman

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What is a Woman

Presently a woman’s role has opened up to new dimensions in modern civilization. Women can be career women, students, scientists and politicians. Women may also maintain to be mothers, daughters and friends. It is not just the educational aspects that make a woman succeed. Women are strong and resilient...

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Female Genital Mutilation Circumcision Fgm in the us Womens Rights Egypt

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Female Genital Mutilation Circumcision Fgm in the us Womens Rights Egypt

Geography of Female Genital Mutilation: The prevalence of FGM greatly varies among countries of the world. The procedure is currently practiced in about 28 African nations, some Middle Eastern countries, among a few minority groups in Asia and areas that immigrant communities reside. Frequency rates tend to fluctuate widely....

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Women in Islam a Childs Story

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Women in Islam a Childs Story

The status of women before Islam can be viewed through this tale. A companion of the prophet Mohammad(PBUH) was sat with him one day and the prophet Mohammad (PBUH) asked what is the one thing that you have done in your life for which you think you may not...

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Intersection of Racism Sexism and Homophobia

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Intersection of Racism Sexism and Homophobia

Sexism TodayA Speech on the intersection of Sexism, Racism, and Homophobia Sexism is an important issue in both the world in general and America more specifically today. Sexism is closely connected to racism, classism, and homophobia. But sexism is perpetuated against the largest population, a little over 50 percent...

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Female Genital Mutilation Circumcision Womens Rights Abuse Islam Tribal Customs

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Female Genital Mutilation Circumcision Womens Rights Abuse Islam Tribal Customs

History of Female Genital Mutilation: The practice of female genital mutilation/circumcision has dated back to ancient times. Female circumcision has existed for over 4,000-5,000 years originating in a period predating God’s covenant with Abraham to circumcise his people. The practice began in Egypt and was frequently performed by the...

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Daring and Influential Women

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Daring and Influential Women

Daring Women There are many remarkable women from our past and present that were willing to take risks and become true pioneers.My list of “Daring Women” were able to transcend their fearlessness to others, and make a profound statement in history. Here’s my list of Daring Women: Eleanor Roosevelt...

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