In the Rich era, women marginalization was extremely persistent such that people saw women education as not only a sin but also a sin. In her essay, Rich gives us a picture of how women got marginalized in her time as a student and a teacher. She argues that different genders do not get the same education because out of the classroom women get not perceived as independent beings but as prey lacks the capacity to think autonomously and to take intellectual possibilities. She further says that women lack the opportunity to assert them mentally stands inseparable from their physical way of existing in the world, lacking feelings of personal integrity (Langdell 54).
I can see where she comes from talking about women teachers and students not getting equal treatment, as opposed to men counterparts. I honestly do not think it is not that pathetic anymore. It was perhaps much worse then unlike now, and I actually do not see much discrimination in classrooms as she must have seen. One thing I do concur with her is the issue of rape and female verbal abuse. It is quite correct that most times women can not even walk down a street or walk in a group of males without having something uttered to them.
A report titled “Reaching the Marginalized” got launched in a prolific event at the UN Head Quarters in New York. In the report, it was evident that 72 million children still remained out of school in 2010 despite education getting cherished as a fundamental human right within the UN affirmation of Human Right ever since its initiation. ...Show more