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Mary Robinson Gilkey of Dayton recorded that she, and many others, had to stop school-teaching once they married. He was concerned that the downtown stenographers almost all young women who congregated in the churchyard were in danger of being seduced by their employers during the lunch hour.

A few pages were illegible, so a few reviews were lost. World War One was a major focus of all news media inwhich extended to the Review, which published several lengthy reviews of recent war-related publications every week.

As ever, as the likes of Sisters Uncut regularly remind usdata shows that all of the above affects women from marginalised, low income and disadvantaged backgrounds even more acutely.

Womens rights back then and now

William T. It shows that the pay gap, which widens from the age of 40, is now also expanding for women in their 20s. Sir Rabindranath Tagore was reviewed and even illustrated twice on the cover of the Book Review, including a rave review for his landmark The Home and the World, one of the few books of extant relevance I encountered. Undoubtedly, having her husband Arthur helped escort the book into serious consideration, and the reviewer made sure to note immediately that she only wrote one article in the book about the Red Cross, but surely she helped her husband. Four of those books were relatively prominent: lengthy positive reviews for St. There were not lady generals, as a general rule. In , it was available to married women only, but availability was extended in

She spent her life making strides for women and was instrumental in passing laws that gave women the right to vote. Init was available to married women only, but availability was extended in As more women joined the workforce, however, they needed appropriate clothing.

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What Was Life Like for Women Years Ago?