Cristina Hartmann: A Life Of A Modern Woman

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Elvira Alcaraz
Mrs. Gallegos
Honors English 10
1 February 2017
A Modern Woman A Modern woman goes beyond stereotypes, she ignores what is negatively expected of her and she makes the most of the opportunities and makes something out of herself. She is brave, intelligent and knows she is worthy of so much. She fights back and lets no one make her feel less. She is strong, independent and doesn't let any man tell her otherwise. She demands to be treated as equal and not considered weak; she wants to be considered a person. A life for a Woman has changed throughout the years. Women now have more opportunities. They can accomplish anything that a man can do. As Cristina Hartmann, a worker at Federal Communications Commission says, “Yes, …show more content…

All that couldn't be possible for a woman from the past. They couldn't go to school, work, or vote. They were expected to stay home, clean the house, wash clothes, cook dinner, and take care of the children. Yet, after everything and all the hard work at home, they weren't credited at all, they weren't considered hard workers. They were considered delicate and soft human beings that weren't made to lead. We as a society have progressed and improved so much since then. Society has a whole different perspective today on what a woman …show more content…

She has fought for gender equality, and women's rights. She encourages girls to go out there and prove society wrong. She fights hard for women to know they deserve respect and are worth everything. "Every mother works hard, and every woman deserves to be respected.”- Michelle Obama (BUSTLE). She lets known that she is a supporter, and shows that for a country to function, their women need recognition as well. "No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens." - Michelle Obama(BUSTLE). Michelle encourages women to be there for each other, to support, and respect. At these times where we are still fighting for equality, it's best if we stick together than to see each other as competition. "As women, we must stand up for each other."- Michelle Obama (BUSTLE). As women, we must fight together, we are sisters, and we shouldn't be side by side fighting with each other. "Compete with the boys. Beat the boys."- Michelle Obama

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