Women in Nazi Germany

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Once the 'Law for the Encouragement of Marriage' was introduced, Hitler said...
he would give newly wed couples 1000 marks, and when the first child is born , they will keep a quater etc.
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In 1943, there was a futher rule stating that whether a woman is married or not...
each family should have four children
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The Nazis stated that men were productive and creative in the world of...
politics and war, whereas women were reproductive and had their important role at home
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'Children, Church and Cooking' was wat the Nazis believed women should do and...
Nazi women found themselves forced to stay at home
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Many women doctors, civil servants and intelligent women were fired and...
in 1939, hardly any women had professional jobs
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Wearing make-up and wearing trousers was...
frowned upon and hair was to be in buns or plaits but dyed wasn't allowed
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Slimming was discouraged because being slime was not thought to be...
good for childbearing
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Every 12th August, the 'Motherhood Cross' was awarded to women with children...
Women with 8 got gold, 6 got silver and 4 got bronze
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The Nazis set up homes for unmarried mothers and this was called...
Lebensborn (Spring of Life) and looked like the japanese flag
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An unmarried woman could go there with aim of becoming pregnant with...
racially pure SS men
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Once the war preparations started in 1937, weapons production...
grew and there was a shortage of jobs
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Nazis now had to persuade women to take jobs related to...
war production, but most women weren't interested
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each family should have four children

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In 1943, there was a futher rule stating that whether a woman is married or not...

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politics and war, whereas women were reproductive and had their important role at home

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Nazi women found themselves forced to stay at home

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in 1939, hardly any women had professional jobs

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