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    The role of women in the Philippines has changed throughout many years. Women have fought for equal rights and endured social oppression for many decades. Much like the United States, the Philippines journeyed through traditional family roles, strict family expectations and serious consequences for breaking the accepted norm. In the traditional Filipino society, “gender culture has been transformed by tremendous Western-European and American influences (Francoeur, Perper, and Reiss 2001: 825).”

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    superiority among other emerging nations and in doing so chose to colonize and annex nations such as the Philippines. Primary resources indicated that the annexation of the Philippines was indeed motivated by the lack of masculinity that was felt by the American government at the time (Hollitz, 2010). Gender roles in the United States were at a point where their stereotypical reputations were changing and women were gaining more social power. This was unlike any comparable country at the time, and the United

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    century. Most people assume that slavery has been abolished and no longer exists in modern day society; however, many men, women, and children are subjected to forced labor and the sex trade industry. One of the places where this is most prominent is in an island off Southeast Asia, called the Philippines. The Philippines is a destination and transit country for men, women, and children who are subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor. This forced harboring and exploitation of humans is defined

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    Slavery Informational Essay "In the Philippines, there are 2.1 million child labourers aged 5-17 years old" ("Child Labour in the Philippines"). In the Philippines they used to not have laws against children working in dangerous conditions. But, in recent decades the Philippine government has passed laws that make it illegal for children to work in these dangerous conditions. But the laws have not been enforced as much as they should be so children are still working in these very dangerous conditions

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    the country. Specifically throughout the Philippines, it is more common for migrant workers to be female, resulting in the overall structure and dynamics of these families to change. In the novel, Servants of Globalization, author Rhacel Parreñas addresses how the pre-existing structure of gender expectations and unequal employment opportunities for male and females abroad influence the overall gender patterns and impacts of migration from the Philippines, ultimately affecting the dynamics of families

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    mainly focus on the Philippines and French. These are two different groups located in various continents. The paper will include the similarities and contrasts between the two with regards to their family structures and educational systems. Education has been recognized for long as a reflection of historical change. The constant change has shown how the environment

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    purpose of this article is: To bring to the light the many reasons that the Americans decided to annex the Philippines and how they were mostly all connected to the main reason. This main reason being that they had an overriding fear about the decline in American masculinity. 2. The key question the author is addressing is: What were some of the reasons for America wanting to annex the Philippines in the first place, and how did they connect to the main reason of the fear of declining masculinity?

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    Professor Abstract This paper tackles the significance and implications of the movie “Iron Jawed Angels” as regards to how women were viewed in the early 1900’s and the struggles that certain women had undergone in order for the female population to freely cast her vote in a male dominated society. The purpose of this paper is to depict an era when women were viewed no different from chattels whose main purpose was to serve men, and the courage that ladies like Paul and Burns mustered

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    Pro Choice Research Paper

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    to country, around the world. In some countries, like the Philippines specifically, there is no right to choose because abortions are illegal and considered a criminal act with no legal exception (sexandswnsibilities.com).However, in other countries, like the America, abortion is not illegal; but it is shunned upon. “Denying women access to safe and legal abortion is a means to control women’s bodies, propagating subordination of women where women’s decisions, including personal decisions, related

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    name a few of them. One social issue about LGBT is that we don’t even know what to call them because there are allot of different representation on what kind of LGBT’s are they. In the Philippines we classify them as tomboy, bakla and etc. Another social issue is about legalizing same sex marriage in the Philippines. Countries like the Netherlands, Colombia, and other countries that legalize same sex marriage. Sure this is from opinions of other countries about legalizing this issue that’s the reason

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