The central argument of the author of the article is that; culture has hindered women from achieving much that they could achieve in life, if such cultures were nonexistent. The author observes that such cultures affect women universally, although they may be formulated differently, depending on the society, its events and the social contexts. However, the argument holds that women in both underdeveloped and developed countries have been hindered from achieving and flourishing, through lack of support caused by the restrictive culture. Interesting argument The most interesting argument by the author is the argument that; customs and political arrangements are major causes of women’s misery and death. The relationship between culture and justice is that, culture influence the legal and political arrangement in a country, thus forcing women to operate in an environment that is unfavorable to flourish and achieve good health. Customs, through traditions, have persistently been absorbed into the legal legislations, which then forms the basis for political and justice systems in a country. Considering that customs and traditions have always been inhibitive to women’s achievement, the political and justice system absorbs the same, and makes the life for women a misery (Nussbaum, 312). This is an interesting argument, which has been backed by the observation that by 1980, only around 10% of parliamentarians were women, meaning that passing legislations that would favor them proves more difficult.
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