Nazi Women

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  • In 1934 married female doctors and civil servants were dismissed and in June 1936 females could no longer act as judges or public prosecutors
  • Women in Nazi Germany
    • Nazi ideals for women were to: not work; not wear trousers, not wear makeup, not wear high heeled shoes, not dye/perm their hair, not go on slimming diets
    • Contraception and abortion was outlawed
    • From a young age girls were taught the importance of motherhood, and that bearing a child was doing their duty to the Reich
    • He thought women could not be part of a jury as he thought women were unable to think logically or objectively as they were ruled by emotion
    • In 1933 Hitler passed a law to that enabled married couples to take out a loan to start a family
      • Childless couples and men were taxed more highly to pay for this
    • Hitler wanted to take women out of employment  - there place was at home, looking after children
      • In Hitler's 1932 election he promised to take 800 000 women out of employment within 4 years
      • In 1934 married female doctors and civil servants were dismissed and in June 1936 females could no longer act as judges or public prosecutors
    • In 1936 Lebensborns were introduced, where unmarried women could be impregnated by racially pure SS officers

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