British Depth Study - Position of women.

Notes on the social, political, and economic position of women in the 1890s.

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Women's Rights in the 1890s. Women's rights were not equal but were improving.
1857 Matrimonial Clauses Act - Women could get a divorce - if the husband guilty of cruelty, adultery or
desertion.
1870 Married Women's Property Act - Women could keep their earnings when they got married.
1882: This…

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