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DISCRIMINATION DE LA FEMME

La femme a été depuis longtemps victime de discrimination surtout en Afrique où elle était consideréé comme un objet et jamais comme un être vivant, l’égale de l’homme.
Dans les sociètés traditionnelles,la femme était traitée comme un objet de travail,un objet de plaisir et de fabrication des enfants.
Pourquoi donc la femme était elle traitée de cette manière ?
Quel en est le résultat ?
Et la femme ,quelles étaient ses opinions,ses pensées vis-à-vis de cette traite ?
Que pouvons nous proposer pour lutter contre toutes sortes de discrimination ?
Pour raison de croyance ou de tradition,l’homme traitait la femme comme un outil de travail:c’est elle qui devait s’occuper du ménage,aller au champ toute la journée,piler du manioc,….et ne la considere en aucun comme son complémentaire.
Il l’ a aussi traitée comme un objet de plaisir et de fabrication des enfants et pour cette raison un homme avait plus de trois femmes,toutes pour combler ses désirs charnels ce qui était en quelque sorte du viol. et lui faire des enfants car on se disait qu’avoir plusieurs enfants était une richesse….. Et l’homme disait toujours que la femme elle ne pouvait pas avoir besoin de plaisir et c’est pour cette raison qu’on pratiquait l’excision qui est une ablation du clitoris pratique qui causait beaucoup des morts et d’handicape féminine.Les uns disaient que c’était pour épargner la femme de toutes sortes d’infidélité mais ce qui n’était pas vraiment vrai .
Et en plus de cela ,il y avait plusieurs interdits à la femme:
 La femme ne pouvait pas assister ni donner son point de vue dans un palabre des hommes
 Elle ne pouvait pas manger du gesier de la poule
 Elle ne pouvait construire une maison ni monter sur le toit
 Elle ne pouvait pas manger au salon avec les hommes seulement à la cuisine
 Elle ne pouvait se choisir un mari
 Elle se mariait tres tot ce qui étoufait sa liberté voir même que plusieurs avaient leur premières règles sous le toit conjugual
 Elle ne pouvait discuter avec son mari même s’il s’agit d’une question vitale pour leur famille
 Elle ne pouvait planifier combien d’enfants avoir
 La femme n’avait rien à dire pour ce qui concerne le mariage
 Elle ne pouvait en aucun cas gerer un village ça jamais vraiment
 Seule la femme était sujet d’adultère et jamais l’homme
 Elle était toujurs condamnée à la non scolarisation seuls les hommes pouvaient étudier et disaient que l’instruction d’une femme c’est à la cuisine
 Elle était chassée du toit conjugual si elle ne mattait pas au monde et si elle avait seulement des enfants filles

Et de nos jours,il y a encore quelque sortes de discrimination qui persistent encore dans certaines contrées surtout rurales même si l’émancipation de la femme a déjà fait des grands progrès
• Bon nombre des jeunes filles ne sont toujours pas scolarisées
• Les maris impregnés de leur tradition traitent toujours leur femme comme des choses

Vue que c’était des pratiques en vigueur dépuis des générations et des générations certaines femmes se croyaient toujours inférieures aux hommes et ne se doutaient de rien mais il en avaient d’autres qui pensaient à leur libération elles pensaient toujours que c’étaient injuste d’être traitée de cette façon.
Ces pratiques étaient la porte de plusieurs conséquences entre autres
 La mort des milliers des femmes
 La révolte
 Le concubinage et toutes ses conséquences
 Abandon des enfants
 La non réconnaissance des droits de la femme
 Avortement et sterilité
 Propagation des maladies surtout vénériennes
 Pourque la femme jouisse de son role de mère de sœur l’homme doit se conscientiser et se dire que tous deux ont été créés à l’image de Dieu et de là il la considerera comme son son égal et son complementaire.
 La scolarisation de la femme doit être absolue et obligatoire pour un monde meilleur car dit on qu’éduquer une femme c’est éduquer toute une nation.
 Mettre en vigueur une loi pronant les droits de la femme et punir catégoriquement toute personne qui s’y opposera
 Conscientisation de la femme par la formation sur ses droits
JAMAIS L’HOMME N’AVAIT PENSE NI ADMIS QUE LA FEMME POUVAIT ËTRE SON EGALE ET SON COMPLEMENTAIRE
IL NE S’IMAGINAIT PAS QU’ELLE AVAIT AUSSI DES COMPETENCES COMME UO PLUS QUE LUI CHOSE QUI EST PROUVEE AUJOURD’HUI PAR LA PRESENCE DES FEMMES DANS DIFFERENTS SECTEURS DE LA VIE ET MEME DES LEADERSHIPS .
FEMME TIENT FORT ET VA DE L’AVANT TA VIE SERA SERREINE ET LUMINEUSE

English translation by community member heidigjr

Women have long been discriminated against, particularly in Africa, where they are considered as objects and not as living beings, equal to men. In traditional societies, women were treated as objects for work, for pleasure and for producing offspring. Why were woman treated this way?
What's the result?
And women, what were their views and thoughts towards this treatment?
What can we offer in our fight against discrimination?
Whether because of belief or tradition, men treated women as work tools; it is women who had to take care of the household, work in the fields all day, pounding cassava,... and not at all considered as its complement.
Men also treated women as objects for pleasure and the production of offspring and it is for this reason a man could have more than three wives, for the sole purpose of fulfilling his carnal desires, which is a sort of rape, and to create children, because as the saying goes, children is a source of wealth...
And men always said that women could not possible have any sexual needs and for this reason, we practise the removal of the clitoris, which has caused many deaths and disabilities among women. Some also say that this practice spares women from infidelity but this is not really true.
And on top of that, women also had to abide by these bans:
 Women couldn't participate nor give their viewpoints in a discussion among me.
 Women couldn't eat chicken gizzards.
 Women couldn't build a house nor climb to the roof.
 Women couldn't eat in the living room; they can only eat in the kitchen.
 Women couldn't choose their husbands.
 Women got married very early which stifles their freedom, some even had their first period under the conjugal roof
 Women couldn't discuss important family issues with her husband.
 Women couldn't decide on the number of children to be had.
 Women had no right to an opinion regarding marriage.
 Women could never really manage a village
 Only women, never men, were accused of adultery.
 Women were discouraged from getting an education - only men were allowed to study and said that a woman's education is in the kitchen.
 Women were thrown out of the house if she would not give birth to children, or if she only gave birth to daughters.

And today, there is still forms of discrimination that persist in mainly rural areas, even if the emancipation of women has already made great progress.
• Many young girls are still not in school
• Husbands follow these old traditions by treating women as objects.

Since it has been a long-standing practice for generations and generations, some women believed that they were still inferior to men and were unsuspecting of anything but while men had other thoughts about their freedom, women always thought that it was unjust to be treated in this manner.
These practices opened the door for the following consequences, among others:
 Death of thousands of women
 Rebellion
 Cohabitation and their consequences
 Child Abandonment
 Non-recognition of women's rights
 Abortion and infertility
 Spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
 In order for women to enjoy their roles as mother and sister, men must become sensibilzed to the issue and declare that both man and woman were created in the image of God and are therefore considered equal to each other.
 The education of women must be guaranteed and compulsory for a better world because to educate a woman is to educate a nation.
 Put in effect legislation that promotes women's rights and clearly punishes all that are against it.
 Promote awareness on women's rights among women
NEVER DID MEN THOUGHT NOR ADMIT THAT WOMEN COULD BE THEIR EQUAL
MEN CAN'T FANTHOM THAT WOMEN HAVE MORE SKILLS THAN THEM, WHICH HAS TODAY BEEN PROVEN BY THE PRESENCE OF WOMEN IN DIFFERENT SECTORS AND EVEN IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS.
WOMEN - HOLD STRONG AND WE WILL HAVE A CALM AND BRIGHT FUTURE

Comments

Susan K.A.'s picture

Merci Benedicte

Chère Benedicte,

Vous avez jeté out un terrible liste de pratiques discriminatoires cruelles de la société envers les femmes. Malheureusement, comme vous l'écrivez, beaucoup de ces pratiques horriblement sexistes peut encore être rencontrés aujourd'hui à une échelle massive. Je suis reconnaissant à Pulse mondial pour ce qui nous permet d'apporter à ces graves injustices à la lumière et donner une femme d'une voix pour changer la société pour le mieux. Merci de parole, et s'il vous plaît continuer à écrire.

Beaucoup d'amour,

Susan

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BENEDICTE BULANGALIRE's picture

merci beaucoup aussi il est

merci beaucoup aussi
il est vrai que nous femmes nous devons continuer à dénoncer avec vigueur et force putes ces sortes de discrimination pour esperer à un avenir meilleur pour nous et nos enfants.
merci à vous

Bénédicte Bulangalire

heidigjr's picture

Il faut continuer à dénoncer

Il faut continuer à dénoncer ces trucs de discrimination, bien sûr et il est important que on continue à lire et ne pas oublier la discrimination qui existe entre les sociétés moins chanceuses - ce que je vais faire. Merci encore pour une poste excellente !

merci aussi nous devons le faire avec force et courage

Bénédicte Bulangalire

heidigjr's picture

Translation

Women have long been discriminated against, particularly in Africa, where they are considered as objects and not as living beings, equal to men. In traditional societies, women were treated as objects for work, for pleasure and for producing offspring. Why were woman treated this way?
What's the result?
And women, what were their views and thoughts towards this treatment?
What can we offer in our fight against discrimination?
Whether because of belief or tradition, men treated women as work tools; it is women who had to take care of the household, work in the fields all day, pounding cassava,... and not at all considered as its complement.
Men also treated women as objects for pleasure and the production of offspring and it is for this reason a man could have more than three wives, for the sole purpose of fulfilling his carnal desires, which is a sort of rape, and to create children, because as the saying goes, children is a source of wealth...
And men always said that women could not possible have any sexual needs and for this reason, we practise the removal of the clitoris, which has caused many deaths and disabilities among women. Some also say that this practice spares women from infidelity but this is not really true.
And on top of that, women also had to abide by these bans:
 Women couldn't participate nor give their viewpoints in a discussion among me.
 Women couldn't eat chicken gizzards.
 Women couldn't build a house nor climb to the roof.
 Women couldn't eat in the living room; they can only eat in the kitchen.
 Women couldn't choose their husbands.
 Women got married very early which stifles their freedom, some even had their first period under the conjugal roof
 Women couldn't discuss important family issues with her husband.
 Women couldn't decide on the number of children to be had.
 Women had no right to an opinion regarding marriage.
 Women could never really manage a village
 Only women, never men, were accused of adultery.
 Women were discouraged from getting an education - only men were allowed to study and said that a woman's education is in the kitchen.
 Women were thrown out of the house if she would not give birth to children, or if she only gave birth to daughters.

And today, there is still forms of discrimination that persist in mainly rural areas, even if the emancipation of women has already made great progress.
• Many young girls are still not in school
• Husbands follow these old traditions by treating women as objects.

Since it has been a long-standing practice for generations and generations, some women believed that they were still inferior to men and were unsuspecting of anything but while men had other thoughts about their freedom, women always thought that it was unjust to be treated in this manner.
These practices opened the door for the following consequences, among others:
 Death of thousands of women
 Rebellion
 Cohabitation and their consequences
 Child Abandonment
 Non-recognition of women's rights
 Abortion and infertility
 Spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
 In order for women to enjoy their roles as mother and sister, men must become sensibilzed to the issue and declare that both man and woman were created in the image of God and are therefore considered equal to each other.
 The education of women must be guaranteed and compulsory for a better world because to educate a woman is to educate a nation.
 Put in effect legislation that promotes women's rights and clearly punishes all that are against it.
 Promote awareness on women's rights among women
NEVER DID MEN THOUGHT NOR ADMIT THAT WOMEN COULD BE THEIR EQUAL
MEN CAN'T FANTHOM THAT WOMEN HAVE MORE SKILLS THAN THEM, WHICH HAS TODAY BEEN PROVEN BY THE PRESENCE OF WOMEN IN DIFFERENT SECTORS AND EVEN IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS.
WOMEN - HOLD STRONG AND WE WILL HAVE A CALM AND BRIGHT FUTURE

BENEDICTE BULANGALIRE's picture

merci bcp

merci bcp

Bénédicte Bulangalire

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