A Woman's Place&The Women's Societies

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A womans place

  • Beginning of the 20th century, women did not have the right to vote (Suffrage) 
  • Had to rely on an all-male parliament, to represent their interests and to decide on matters of national and international importance
  • Most people believed that a woman's rightful place is at home, looking after their children and supporting their husbands
  • Some believed that women were not intelligent enough to handle politics and business and were also considered to be emotional
  • Women were not expected to work
  • In 1911, only 10% of women were in employment

The woman's societies

  • By the end of the 19th century, women


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