Feminist theorists such as Chandra Talpade Mohanty attack the ways in which so-called "First World" feminists represent women in the "Third World". She notes that Western women are often depicted as strong, assertive individuals who are decisive and in control of their fate and of their bodies.
ARE INVARIABLY PORTRA YEO AS VICTIMS OF A PATRIARCHAL ORDER WHICH ROBS THEM OF THEIR VOICE, DICTA TES THEIR FATE, AND FORCES
THEM INTO FINANCIAL
Mohanty condemns the West's misrepresentation of these women as I sexually constrained, ignorant and helpless. 167