Ethics And Ethics In Society

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Ethics- Ethics is the branch of philosophy concerning principles of good conduct in human life. “Ethics is the branch of philosophy that theoretically, logically and rationally determines right from wrong, good from bad, moral from immoral and just from unjust actions, conducts and behaviour.” Some people define Ethics as ‘doing what you say you will do.’ Ethics is two things. First, ethics refers to well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues. Secondly, ethics refers to the study and development of one's ethical standards. Overall, Ethics establishes the rules and standards that govern the moral behaviour…show more content…
Violence Against Women: Our most recent data shows that women and girls nationwide experienced about 270,000 rapes or sexual assaults annually.One in five college women has been sexually assaulted while in college. In almost all cases, the institutional response has been inadequate.Domestic violence is another aspect of this issue. One in three female homicide victims is killed by an intimate partner. Twenty-four percent of adult women have been physically assaulted by a partner at some time in their lives.Elder abuse, another part of this subject, is a growing problem. Elder mistreatment is defined as intentional actions that cause harm or create a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable elder by a caregiver or other person who stands in a trust relationship to the elder. It is estimated that one to two million people age sixty-five and above are injured, exploited, or otherwise mistreated. The abuse includes placing elders under guardianship or conservatorship against their wills. Female elders are abused at a higher rate than males. Current federal resources devoted to this problem are…show more content…
The Lack of Affordable and Competent Child Care: An April 2013 article in the New Republic titled “The Hell of Child Care” tells the story. Jonathan Cohn, the writer, found that Indian day care performs “abysmally.” He pointed out that the overall quality of day care is uneven, barely monitored, and at the lower end “Dickensian.” Cohn found that the reason for this is that we haven’t yet come to terms with the shift of women from the home to the workplace. “The lack of quality, affordable day care is arguably the most significant barrier to full equality for women in the workplace,” wrote Cohn.A report in the fall of 2013 by Child Care Aware America found that the annual cost of day care for an infant exceeds the average cost of in-state tuition and fees at public colleges in thirty-one
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