Women in Nazi Germany

This is for paper1 (Germany 1918-1945 ) of the gcse history for ocr. This is a mindmap of about women in Nazi Germany.

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  • Why did the Nazis target women?
    • Women in Nazi Germany
      • How did the Nazis target women?
        • Hitler even introduced a GOLD METAL for women who had 8 children and more!
        • In 1934, 10 commandments for choices of spouse which encourage people fitting the German ideal to marry and keep the race pure.
        • Banned contraception and abolition
        • Through education(BUCH DEUTSCHER MADEL l) ,girls aged 14-18  keep fit in to make themselves healthy for childbirth.
        • In 1933, the LAW FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF MARRIAGE gave newly wed couples a loan of 1000 marks.
        • propaganda
      • Advantages for women
        • The Nazis policies made the women important and in a way more powerful in the society
          • Reduced female employment in commerces and industry
            • Instead, women were often employed as teachers as part of the Nazis Party.
          • Nazi organisation distribute food aid
            • providing maternity homes and kindergarten afterbirth
        • Hitler even introduced a GOLD METAL for women who had 8 children and more!
        • In 1933, the LAW FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF MARRIAGE gave newly wed couples a loan of 1000 marks.
      • Disadvantages for women
        • Lack of freedom/ choices for women
          • From 1933-9 the BIRTH RATE ROSE SLOWLY, but then DECLINED.
          • The divorce rate increase
            • Many women were unhappy
          • Unemployment
      • Role of women
        • expected to stay at home and look after the family
          • The 3 expected place women should be in are) kuchen 2) kirchen 3) kinder
        • Have a baby
          • women were supposed to emulate traditional German peasant fashions: no makeup or trousers, plain shoes, hair in a bun, and no smoking
    • Hitler wanted a HIGH BIRTH RATE, so that the population would grow..
      • More soldiers

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