Oral Presentation Analysis
Topic: Women’s Progression In The World.
GP: To inform how women’s rights are directly related to the growth of human rights around the world.
SP: Women’s contribution throughout the world never goes unnoticed and it must be taken into serious consideration because it solely has to do with human rights, a right that was given to men at birth.
Hillary Rodham Clinton was born October 26, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois. Most of her life she’s been spending it well on clubs and helps others. As Clinton entered Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Clinton became senior class president to being the first speaker at graduation. After that Clinton went to Yale to study law and became a member of the board of editors of the Yale review of law and social action. Upon graduating Clinton took a postgraduate year of study on children, exploring issues of early childhood development such as child abuse and medical related matters (First Lady Web).
Dorothy Emma Howell Rodham was Clinton’s mother who influenced her goals throughout her life. Her mother Dorothy Rodham was “not just as a mentor and role model but one who had a story that sparked part of her lifelong mission on behalf of children's rights and protection” (First Lady Web). Dorothy had a drive to achieve more when it came to her education. In California, Dorothy witnessed the effect of racial bigotry on her fellow students who were Japanese-American. It left her with a rigorous sense of justice and recognition of how many children experienced disadvantage and discrimination from birth. She taught Hillary and her sons that they were no less or more important than any other human beings. She also passed on her belief that gender was no barrier to any potential endeavor, and that it was right to expect, and fight for equal treatment as a right. Hillary Clinton expresses her feelings toward what her mother has taught in her speech Remarks For the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women.
On September 5, 1995, Hillary Clinton delivered an influential speech at, The Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. Clinton expresses general concern over escalating violence toward women, in other word’s gendercide. “Gendercide refers to the systematic elimination of a specific gender group, normally female. It’s most common in India, China, and other regions in Southeast Asia” (GirlKind Foundation). Crimes, such as bride trafficking, infanticide, abandonment, and dowry related murder; often take place within private households, going unnoticed and not even acknowledged.
“Tragically, women are most often the ones whose human rights are violated. Even now, in the late 20th century, the rape of women continues to be used as an instrument of armed conflict Women and children make up a large majority of the world’s refugees” (Clinton 3). By addressing her speech in Beijing, where gendercide is prevalent, Clinton effectively delivered her speech by portraying her...