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Gender And Women Studies Homework

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Section I-Multiple-Choice Questions
1. B
2. E
3. B
4. C
5. A
6. D
7. D
SECTION II- Short Answer Questions
1. Effects of Maternal Employment
Maternal employment leads to higher academic outcomes for the children, better behavioural
conduct of the children, and a high sense of proficiency and efficiency among the daughters. It
also leads to a positive working family environment and increases financial stability. Employed
mothers have better levels of well-being than full-time housewives and thus, enhances their
approach to parenting. Supporting maternal employment advocates for gender equality and
representation.
2. Climate Activists’ Personal Stories
3. Peaks of “History of Sexual Violent Activism in the US”
The first peak against sexual violence took place after the Civil War against the rape during the
war and in the slavery period. The second peak of activism occurred under the leadership of the
Civil Rights Movement when one lady, Rosa Parks, led the anti-rape group in fighting against

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sexual violence against females. The third peak was in the 1970s were women of colour and
white feminists came together to raise effective anti-rape efforts among the communities. The
fourth peak is the contemporary anti-rape activism that placed sexual violence as a state agenda
under the leadership of the attorney Wendy Murphy.
4. Vulnerability of Immigrant Females to Domestic Abuse
Immigrant females are at higher risks because it is hard for them to escape abuse due to the
limited options available. They are confined to abusive immigration laws, language
impediments, social discrimination, and lack of financial freedom. The male violence
perpetrators threaten these women with prosecution, criminalization, and deportation.
SECTION III- Essay Question
Ecofeminism is an important issue that discusses ecological issues amidst the challenging issues
of the climate crisis.
Ecofeminism is a sub-branch of feminism that examines the relationship between females and
nature, as described by Kings (2017). Ecofeminism suitably places gender justice on
environmental justice. Environmental justice puts into consideration the aspects of physical
identities, such as race, culture, religious beliefs, gender, sexuality, economic status, and others.
Thus, environmental justice is more inclusive than ecofeminism. Basically, ecofeminism is a
social mentality that yields to domination and oppression of the females and has direct
connections to the social mentality, which causes environmental abuse. Ecofeminism is an
intersection of environmentalism, hence, the two function as subsets to achieve common goals of
realizing a greener and safe environment.
Ecofeminism and ecofeminist activism contribute to shaping the meaning and pursuit of
environmental justice. Ecofeminist activism uses the ecofeminism principles to acknowledge the

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Gender and women studies homework Section I-Multiple-Choice Questions 1. B 2. E 3. B 4. C 5. A 6. D 7. D SECTION II- Short Answer Questions 1. Effects of Maternal Employment Maternal employment leads to higher academic outcomes for the children, better behavioural conduct of the children, and a high sense of proficiency and efficiency among the daughters. It also leads to a positive working family environment and increases financial stability. Employed mothers have better levels of well-being than full-time housewives and thus, enhances their approach to parenting. Supporting maternal employment advocates for gender equality and representation. 2. Climate Activists’ Personal Stories 3. Peaks of “History of Sexual Violent Activism in the US” The first peak against sexual violence took place after the Civil War against the rape during the war and in the slavery period. The second peak of activism occurred under the leadership of the Civil Rights Movement when one lady, Rosa Parks, led the anti-rape group in fighting against sexual violence against females. The third peak was in the 1970s were women of colour and white feminists came together to raise effective anti-rape efforts among the communities. The fourth peak is the contemporary anti-rape activism that placed sexual violence as a state agenda under the leadership of the attorney Wendy Murphy. 4. Vulnerability of Immigrant Females to Domestic Abuse Immigrant females are at higher risks because it is hard for them ...
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