Gender roles in the uk and community cohesion/ religion

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Sexism
Discrimination against people because of their gender either ( male or female)
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Traditional view of women in society
Was to stay at home and look after the children
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Traditional view of men in society
Was to go out to work and earn
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There is more equality today because
Women better educated and being given the right to vote
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Men are
More involved with childcare and home life
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These roles have changed because
Changes in the law and the way society has changed
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Christian attitudes to equal rights for women, Church of England has female clergy, women have equal rights in UK society, all humans were created equal by God, Jesus treated men and women the same
If you disagree, men and women are different and may be suited to different roles, Catholic Church only allows male priests, traditionally, men and women have not been given the same rights within religion
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Muslim attitudes to equal rights for women,
In Islam men and women have different but equal roles
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The Qur’an teaches that men should protect women
In Islam women required to have children
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Men should provide for their wife and children-raising them within Islam
Women expected to look after the home and children-raising them within Islam
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Should dress modestly in loose clothing and covered from navel to knee
Islam, should dress modestly in loose clothing (women)
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Should attend the Mosque for prayer (male)
Do not have to attend the Mosque for prayer( although many do)
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In Mosque worship separately to women
Worship separately to men , and free to work and have a career
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This view of equal but different roles means that Muslim women
Are not in positions of authority in the Mosque (women)
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The Hadith
“All people are equal...as the teeth of a comb”
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Before Allah
Both men and women are believed to have equal standing and have an equal right to education
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The Bible
Teaches that men and women are equal, but this not always shown in practice in religion
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Different churches
Have differing views on the role of women within
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The Bible says
Women should obey their husbands, and be silent in church,
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Jesus left the church
In the care of St. Peter
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In the past women were regarded as inferior
Because of Adam and Eve(eve was sinful)
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The Bible says
God created men and women in his own image
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Jesus treated women followers well
He did not discriminate between men / women, it was a women who stayed by the cross, first to see him after resurrection
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Different ways Christians interpret the Bible
Is the absolute word of God, cannot be changed, taken literally. Written by humans, reflects the view of people at the time, moral guide, has to be adapted for today’s society
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UK as a multi-ethnic society
Made up of many different races, cultures, and nationalities living together
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Ignorance
Being uneducated or uninformed about others
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Racism
Belief some ethnic groups are superior to others
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Discrimination
Treating someone differently because of previously held prejudices
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Persecution
Result of racism many people from ethnic minorities have had their human rights abused because of nationality or colour of their skin
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Benefits of a multi-ethnic society
Encourages racial harmony, helps different races and cultures to understand each other, wider variety of music, food, clothes, and culture, brings new people with fresh ideas
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UK has always offered a safe haven for people overseas
Who may be escaping troubles or trying to find work, or to improve their lives
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UK government has encouraged all people living UK
To live and work together peacefully
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Community cohesion
Different communities living together, valuing differences between people, making strong and positive relationships, equal opportunities for all, sharing a common vision, sense of belongingr
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Race relations act 1976 made it unlawful to
Discriminate because of race, colour, ethnic or national origin in employment, housing, education andwelfare
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Illegal to use
Abusive, insulting words of a racial nature in public, publish articles that could stir up racism
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Commission for racial equality established
Fight racism, teach importance of racial equality and deal with complaints
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Britishness test all new migrants
Must take test to ensure they have a basic knowledge of British life
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The Community facilitation program and neighbourhood renewal units
Ensure ethnic minority communities have skills for work, opportunities for young people healthcare
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Was to stay at home and look after the children

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Traditional view of women in society

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Was to go out to work and earn

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Women better educated and being given the right to vote

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More involved with childcare and home life

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