The true testaments of injustice towards women

  • Mychelle Afbano Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Keywords: autobiography, coherence, human rights, justice, women

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to go through some personal narratives of women to hear their voices from within and to present coherence and draw parallelism in their thought process. It is done through a close reading of selected autobiographies of different era and area to understand their inner thoughts which voice against oppression and urge for an egalitarian society based on equality and gender justice. The paper attempts to contrast the selected women autobiographies of Helen Killer, Malala Yousufzai and Shobha De to showcase the desperate and dejected state of women, when devoid of their basic human rights which serve to be the change-makers of the society.

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Published
2019-08-23
How to Cite
Afbano, M. (2019). The true testaments of injustice towards women. International Research Journal of Management, IT and Social Sciences, 6(5), 126-133. https://doi.org/10.21744/irjmis.v6n5.715
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