I need some assistance with these assignment. , trace the progress of women in a selected country/geographical region and critically analyze the effects of the legal system societal norms professional practice in a relative field of math, science, engineering, and technology Thank you in advance for the help! Women are encouraged to be of open mentality and they are given independence in choosing their priorities of life. However, gender discrimination still prevails at job because of the perception of society that women are more family oriented and they cannot work competitively. Even at workplace, there needs to be a realization of the fact that male and female employees need different leadership styles. Same leadership approach cannot work for both genders. Managers need to know about the gender differences and their different psychology, as well as communication style differences.
Female attorneys are not given that much credibility as male attorneys. Although they appear to be very supportive for women, there back office environment in office is still stereotypical where a woman is considered nonprofessional and non-serious in terms of job. Although there is heavy induction of women in law colleges, their percentage as lawyers nationwide is low. Those who are lawyers possess low chances of advancement in their career (Dill 1). Legal system has an objective to spread and promote justice in the society but itself cannot maintain a fairness and stereotypes women. It will take time to meliorate. perhaps, in some time, the state of affairs will improve.
More than one million women in the United States are under the control of criminal justice system. among them, more than 200,000 women are in local and federal prisons. Out of those women, 30 percent are black women (Women in the Criminal Justice System, 1). It means that law is biased and black women are treated unfairly. It becomes very hard to retain familial bonds and their children are brought up by foster mothers. Such children are not brought up the way they should be. They become victim of complexes as they are called children of criminal mother.