Todays society has many outlets and resources for implementing norms. Social institutions are just one example of how pressure is imposed on people to conform to a social norm and become docile bodies. Women face a lot of pressure to act in a specific manner in order to correctly fulfill their womanly roles. The social obligations imposed on women are used as guidelines to define womanhood. The ten articles below address the varying types of social obligations women are expected to partake in, for example marriage and motherhood. Women’s oppression and liberation may be tied into perspective with a women’s social obligation. The fact that a women has her own specific social obligations supports the fact that society works to strengthen the differences between men and women.