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Ws 420 Intro Ppt 1

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Ws 420 Intro Ppt 1

  1. 1. Introduction By Breanna S. Minnesota State University Moorhead
  2. 2. ABOUT ME.... <ul><li>This is my first summer semester at Moorhead.
  3. 3. I am attending Moorhead to obtain my Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing.
  4. 4. I hope to continue my education after my Bachelors is completed to either obtain my Masters or Doctorate. </li></ul>
  5. 5. More about me... <ul><li>I work as a Registered Nurse on a Medical/Oncology floor in the Twin Cities.
  6. 6. I love my job. It is such a honor to help people everyday.
  7. 7. We seen a lot of cultures in the hospital I work. I am hoping this class will broaden my horizon and help me understand the practices of women in different cultures. </li></ul>
  8. 8. LAST BUT NOT LEAST... <ul><li>I am 24 years old.
  9. 9. I have a Yorkie. She keeps me on my toes. Her name is Lily
  10. 10. I love the outdoors...especially the sunshine.
  11. 11. I am a big fan of retail therapy.
  12. 12. I enjoy stamping and scrapbooking
  13. 13. I can't wait to have the opportunity to travel.
  14. 14. GO TWINS...I love the MN Twins! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Uganda <ul><li>Uganda is a 236,580 sq km developing country in Central Eastern Africa.
  16. 16. With a population of 21.3 million. </li><ul><li>(www.us-africa.tripod.com) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Women in Uganda <ul><li>Women particularly poor women have little to no voice in decision-making.
  18. 18. Women’s roles were clearly inferior to those of men, despite the substantial economic and social responsibilities of women in Uganda’s many traditional societies.
  19. 19. Women were taught to agree with the wishes of their fathers, brothers, husbands, and sometimes other men as well, and to demonstrate their inferiority to men in most areas of public life. Even in the 1980's some women would kneel when speaking to a man.
  20. 20. (www.countrystudies.us/uganda/34.htm) </li></ul>
  21. 21. Women in Uganda cont. <ul><li>Polygynous marriage practices, have reinforced some aspects of male dominance.
  22. 22. On the contrary, a man sometimes granted his senior wife “male” status, allowing her to behave as an equal toward men and as a superior toward his other wives.
  23. 23. In 1960, the Uganda Council of Women passed a resolution urging the laws regarding marriage. This was the first step toward codifying customary and modern practices.
  24. 24. In the 1970's and early 1980's, the violence that swept Uganda inflicted a particularly heavy toll on women. However, the disruption of family life open new avenues for economic independence. The number of women employed in commerce increased during this time.
  25. 25. (www.countrystudies.us/uganda/34.htm) </li></ul>
  26. 26. Women in Uganda cont. <ul><li>In the late 1980's the Museveni government pledged to eliminate discrimination against women.
  27. 27. (www.countrystudies.us/uganda/34.htm) </li></ul>
  28. 28. References <ul><li>Uganda: Women in Society. (n.d.). Retrieved June 6, 2009, from </li><ul><li>http://country studies.us/uganda/34.htm </li></ul><li>Uganda. (n.d). Retrieved June 6, 2009 from: </li><ul><li>http://us-africa.tripod.com/uganda.html </li></ul></ul>

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