Effect of Media on Women
Many young girls in America aspire to have an appearance like their favorite celebrity. The media portrayal of an ideal body type leads young girls to think that their own body is somewhat not according to the required standards of society. They believe that in order to be popular and successful they need to meet a particular ideal body image as set by the society. If they are not able to achieve that ideal body image they consider it their failure. TV advertisements and programs portray a particular ideal body image of a woman which most of the young girls try to imitate. They work hard to make their appearance as same as their favorite celebrity. These things lead to serious psychological problems for young girls. In this article we will discuss how ideal body image portrayal by media effects young girls. How it affects other areas of their lives since they become too obsessed to achieve an ideal body image as portrayed by the media.
We are living in an era where acts such as terrorism, genocide and rape are common. The human being has evolved into a vicious beast that is ready to commit heinous crimes for his own benefit. However, we are made to believe that some humanity is still left in people due to the selfless acts of a few people. This is known as altruism, where a person works for the benefit of others without thinking about his/her own self. Although altruism is a rare practice, it is still persistent in some societies. Society itself encourages altruism as it is a religious obligation as well as a social imperative. (more…)
‘Risk’ is the term defined as an unpredictable set of events or individual event that impact on the achievement of project’s aim. This uncertainty factor linked with Risk is considered to be a threat, however, it can also be considered as a possible opportunity for the project managers to analyze the process before starting the project. (more…)
The teenage pregnancy is a fact of no longer ignorance. For several years, there has been almost everywhere in Europe and America a steady increase in the number of teenage pregnancies. According to a study conducted by UNICEF in 2001 in Europe, Britain is leading the way with an average of 30 pregnancies per 1,000 teenagers. In Austria, the rate of teen pregnancy is 25 per 1,000.In Germany, it is 20 per 1,000, against 15 per 1,000 in France. The United States has the highest rate of pregnancy; it is approximately double those in England, France or Canada, and a rate nine times higher than the Netherlands and Japan. (more…)
Employee Retention Strategies
The hiring of employees is the initial step in building a strong workforce which is followed by a crucial phase of retaining the employees. High employee turnover rate adds cost to productivity and time. The following strategies can be utilized for employee retention. (more…)
Strategies For Coping Up With Cultural Diversity
It is essential for a teacher who teaches in a multicultural classroom to have a prior knowledge about the cultural backgrounds of all the students studying in her/his classroom. Some cultures promote silence in the classroom as classroom mannerism while few of them believe that group discussion and deeper interaction is an effective approach towards classroom learning and teaching. Such cultural variations must be treated as the positive aspect in the classroom communications. In this manner international student’s motivation, levels can also be enhanced. (more…)
Impact Of Globalization On Business Processes
No particular timeline or specific event have been noted that marks the initiation of modern globalization, this is because globalizations is a gradual progression. However, it should be taken into consideration that the term globalization refers to worldwide integration and it just not only incorporate social systems but also encompasses business, cultural and political systems. (more…)
Legality Of Euthanasia
Life is already very tough and challenging even for those people who do not suffer from a debilitating illness. Those people who are terminally ill it can be even tougher for them because they become completely dependent on other people. They have to rely on other for the most basic things that we do not even think about when performing them on a daily basis. Basic things like putting on clothes or going to comfort room on their own become very difficult and they always need assistance. They feel very guilty of not being able to do tasks on their own and have to rely on others. Life becomes very miserable and a time comes when they decide to quit it. Now the question is whether euthanasia is termed as something legal and ethical? Euthanasia is a practice of putting a person to death who is suffering from a terminal illness and has no chance of surviving even with the best of the medical treatment. He has to die no matter what medical measures have been taken to save him. Death is imminent and can also be very painful if the natural course is allowed. (more…)
Effects of Crystal Meth
Crystal meth is a short form of crystal methamphetamine. It is a highly addictive drug. It is white crystalline drug which people take by snorting, injecting it into the body through needle or smoking it. Some may take the drug orally but no matter how it is taken and in what form it tends to develop a strong desire to continue using it. The drug contains ingredients which form a false sense of happiness and well being. High confidence, hyper activeness and renewed energy are also associated with the use of crystal meth drug. It also leads to decreased appetite among those who take it. The effects of this drug generally last for 6 to 8 hours.
Effects of Child Abuse
Child abuse and neglect not only takes place physically but also emotionally. The physical bruises of child abuse may heel over time but the emotional scars may stay in memory of an abused child for a lifetime. Child abusers are not any strangers but on most of the occasions closely related to a child such as a parent or a close relative. Some people think that physical abuse is the worst form of abuse as it leads to wounds, physical injuries and bruises but physical wounds are likely to heal with time, the emotional scars are the most haunting for a child. Child abuse leads to serious health complications, both physical as well as mental.