ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Women in Poverty: Canada and India

Despite the manifest differences between their two economies, women in Canada and India grapple with similar issues of poverty, as a consequence of globalisation and trade liberalisation. But such `feminisation' of poverty that finds women facing the brunt of low wages and unemployment is now increasingly a worldwide trend.

It's the Image that Is Imperfect

Advertisements and media images have a stronger impact on shaping gender images than books on feminism and scholarly experiments on gender equality. Stereotypes and generalisations in ads continue to objectify women, and place stress solely on their appearance, thus devaluing their innate worth.

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