Women, Poverty and Equality
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In this article, the writer indicates the under-recognition of women's poverty as a national phenomenon not fully understood by many well-meaning educated Canadians. The writer presents a discussion of myths of education and opportunity, ideologies of self improvement and empowerment as compound social gaps and those between educated/uneducated women. The writer concludes with an indication of the need for humanist, accessible and informal education and inductive exploration of the state of women and frequent female poverty.
From the Paper:"This paper explains factors producing what is known as the feminization of poverty in Canada, demonstrating a phenomenon negatively affecting women's access to education that can be quite poorly understood by many who do care about inequality. This is significant given a longstanding myth of women's new, unlimited opportunities for higher education and careers, as achieved by some women but not large numbers of women for whom these gains of the women's movement are non-issues. The propaganda of having it all or empowerment can contrast with women wishing they might have enough, or ..."
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