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    • Global Economic Crisis • Bank Failures • Currencies on Verge of Collapse • Skyrocketing Unemployment• Women, People of Color, Most Impacted
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    • Economic Inequality of Underclass Poverty and unemployment feed racism, sexism, and anger toward immigrants. Women, people of color, the young and the old suffer lower wages and more joblessness. A wage gap persists with American women making 77 cents on the dollar compared with male counterparts; African-American women make 62 cents; Hispanic women make only 53 cents for every dollar (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010.)
    • Women on the MarginsWomen, at the center of economic fallout, need assistance to overcome discrimination in: education employment the housing market
    • Degradation by Mass Media The status and self esteem of women is attacked by advertising that uses women’s bodies to sell products.
    • UnderlyingStereotypes•The Sex Object•Happy Housewife•Barbie Doll•The Romantic•The Clinger•Dumb Blonde•Hysterical Woman•Nymphomanic•Madonna•The Princess
    • Unpacking the Stereotypes Increase positive female role models in media, textbooks, and in all institutions. Eliminate discrimination in the workplace, schools and in access to appropriate housing. Provide day care for all families so women and men can work and take care of their children. Decrease the wage gap between women and men. Encourage women in leadership positions in companies, government and educational institutions
    • Alternative to Capitalism Needed Capitalism is based on profit, selfishness and greed. The tragic result is that over half of the world’s population lives, suffers and dies in abject poverty.
    • Prout, Progressive Utilization Theory, is a new socio-economic model based on: Economic self-reliance Cooperatives Environmental stewardship Social and economic justice Universal spiritual values.
    • Economic Democracy Everyone guaranteed minimum necessities of life. Quality of life will be enhanced for all. Local people make their own economic decisions. No outside control of local economies.
    • In a people-centeredparadigm, women are key stakeholders. “There is no chancefor the welfare of the world unless thecondition of women is improved. A bird cannot fly on one wing.” –P. R. Sarkar
    • Women’s Empowerment  Economic Independence  Quality Education to Girls and Women  Consciousness Raising  Spirituality
    • Women ProutistsEmpowermentfor Women:•Education•Spirituality•Economics•Consciousness Raising “Let womanhood be the vanguard of a new revolution which humanity must achieve for a glorious new tomorrow.”—P. R. Sarkar
    • Embrace a New Day! For more information: www.proutwomen.orgwomenproutists@gmail.com 828-274-1683