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Gender relation and Conflict (Essay Sample)
Read all material first. Be specific rather than general in your answer. Think and assess diverse aspects of the question. Respond from the readings rather than whether you agree or disagree, unless you are sure it adds to the paper. There is no ‘correct' answer, as there are many ways to answer the questions. The answer is not a summary of the topic. The papers need to be well structured, clear, precise and well written. Plan the paper to avoid rambling. Avoid words and phrases such as: in my opinion, in the readings the author said, it could be said that, that the topic is too large to discuss adequately... etc. Please check spelling and grammar. Each assignment must be typed, double-‐spaced and in a readable font. Cover sheets are not required Online sources only!!!! Here are the sources and the questions! Topic: Economic Violence 1)United Nations Women http://www(dot)unifem(dot)org/gender_issues/women_poverty_economics/ Read all the left side portals for Women, Poverty &Economics 2)2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development http://econ(dot)worldbank(dot)org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTWDRS /EXTWDR2012/0,,menuPK:7778074~pagePK:7778278~piPK:7778320~theSitePK:77 78063~contentMDK:22851055,00.html Download the full report: (458 pages) http://econ(dot)worldbank(dot)org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTWDRS /EXTWDR2012/0,,contentMDK:23004468~pagePK:64167689~piPK:64167673~theSi tePK:7778063,00.html Question:What is economic violence? How does this pertain to women? Discuss geographic and cultural considerations. source..
GENDER RELATIONS AND CONFLICT
(February 10, 2012)
Gender Relations and Conflict
Economic Violence and Women
There have been widespread cases of economic violence against women in the whole world. The World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development has highlighted the cases in much detail. Among the various forms of economic violence against women, the most common is men refusing to pay for child support. Many men do a lot to ensure that they do not pay for child support. These men abandon the state or even work just to avoid their earnings being reported. Some of these men even lower their living standards to elude paying support to the kids they fathered. In addition to men refusing to pay for child support for their kids, there are other forms of economic violence against women. They include men controlling the money owned by women and giving women little allowance to run the house. This is normally the case in many countries in the developing world. Additionally, some men end up holding credit cards and check books owned by their wives. They also compel these women to work outside the homestead. On the other hand, some husbands tend to keep all property titles o...
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