The Limitations on Women in Community and Nation

With Condoleezza Rice and Hilary Clinton serving as Secretaries of State and Nancy Pelosi in the line of presidential succession, it may be easy for many to neglect the oppressive conditions under which most women live. Discuss the conditions in which women live in the modern world.

Six female recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize have formed the Nobel Women’s Initiative to use their influence to promote peace and an end to violence against women. Access their website to learn more about their lives, mission, and work. In what ways is their mission applicable to the limitations on women in your community and nation? Be sure to use multiple examples to support your ideas as well as scholarly research.