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How has the role of women changed over the last 50 years?

Women's representation in Congress and participation in the workforce has grown, but disparities still exist at home and elsewhere.

Updated on Thu, August 17, 2023 by the USAFacts Team

Societal structures change from generation to generation, leading to changes in the roles women play in politics and the workforce, and childrearing. But how has women's participation in different sectors of American society changed over the last 50 years?

Are more women serving in Congress?

In the past four decades, women’s representation in Congress has increased substantially. Women now make up a quarter of members of Congress, which is more than double the number who served in the 106th Congress of 1999 to 2001.

Women held 150 seats in the 117th Congress, which spanned January 3, 2021, to January 3, 2023, making up about 25% of Congress. Even though women’s participation in Congress is up 56% from a decade prior, to reach representation proportional with the population, that number would need to double.

Read more about women’s participation in Congress.

Has women’s participation in the workforce increased?

Women’s labor force participation rate grew from 34% in 1950 to 60% in 2000, and is expected to 0.7% per year through 2050. This figure, however, varies among different demographic groups.

Despite Congress passing the Equal Pay Act in 1963, a wage gap remains. In 2020, women earned 82 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Even with educational advancements and entry into higher-paying fields, women tend to be more represented in lower-paying sectors.

For instance, 77% of public elementary and secondary school teachers were women in the 2020–2021 school year.

Even though 95% of elementary, middle and high school teachers have a bachelor’s degree or higher, their pay was lower than that of their similarly educated peers. Average earnings were $53,800 for elementary and middle school teachers, and $57,840 for high school teachers. To compare, biological scientists earn $69,880, urban and regional planners earn $79,790, and statisticians earn $96,320.

Read about women’s income and teacher salary .

How do women balance work and childcare?

Data indicates that mothers are four times more likely than fathers to miss work due to childcare , a trend that has continued even as women’s increasing participation in the workforce. Issues such as paid parental leave complicate this picture. Although the Family and Medical Leave Act mandates a 12-week parental leave for many employees, it does not require that this leave be paid. Recent data shows that 89% of workers had access only to unpaid family and medical leave .

Read more about how men and women use time differently .

Women’s roles in the United States— in political arenas, the workforce, and at home—have experienced significant shifts over the decades. As women’s representation in Congress has grown, so has their participation in the labor force. But, while some disparities shrink, others persist. Understanding the data behind these trends can add context to gender roles and inform debate and policy on future equity initiatives.

There’s a lot more where this came from: learn more in this interview between USAFacts’ Sasha Anderson and News Not Noise’s Jessica Yellin. Then see the differences in how men and women spend their time differently, and get the latest data by signing up for our newsletter .

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What does gender equality look like today?

Date: Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Progress towards gender equality is looking bleak. But it doesn’t need to.

A new global analysis of progress on gender equality and women’s rights shows women and girls remain disproportionately affected by the socioeconomic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, struggling with disproportionately high job and livelihood losses, education disruptions and increased burdens of unpaid care work. Women’s health services, poorly funded even before the pandemic, faced major disruptions, undermining women’s sexual and reproductive health. And despite women’s central role in responding to COVID-19, including as front-line health workers, they are still largely bypassed for leadership positions they deserve.

UN Women’s latest report, together with UN DESA, Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2021 presents the latest data on gender equality across all 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The report highlights the progress made since 2015 but also the continued alarm over the COVID-19 pandemic, its immediate effect on women’s well-being and the threat it poses to future generations.

We’re breaking down some of the findings from the report, and calling for the action needed to accelerate progress.

The pandemic is making matters worse

One and a half years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, the toll on the poorest and most vulnerable people remains devastating and disproportionate. The combined impact of conflict, extreme weather events and COVID-19 has deprived women and girls of even basic needs such as food security. Without urgent action to stem rising poverty, hunger and inequality, especially in countries affected by conflict and other acute forms of crisis, millions will continue to suffer.

A global goal by global goal reality check:

Goal 1. Poverty

Globally, 1 in 5 girls under 15 are growing up in extreme poverty.

In 2021, extreme poverty is on the rise and progress towards its elimination has reversed. An estimated 435 million women and girls globally are living in extreme poverty.

And yet we can change this .

Over 150 million women and girls could emerge from poverty by 2030 if governments implement a comprehensive strategy to improve access to education and family planning, achieve equal wages and extend social transfers.

Goal 2. Zero hunger

Small-scale farmer households headed by women earn on average 30% less than those headed by men.

The global gender gap in food security has risen dramatically during the pandemic, with more women and girls going hungry. Women’s food insecurity levels were 10 per cent higher than men’s in 2020, compared with 6 per cent higher in 2019.

This trend can be reversed , including by supporting women small-scale producers, who typically earn far less than men, through increased funding, training and land rights reforms.

Goal 3. Good health and well-being

In the first year of the pandemic, there were an estimated additional 1.4 million additional unintended pregnancies in lower- and middle-income countries.

Disruptions in essential health services due to COVID-19 are taking a tragic toll on women and girls. In the first year of the pandemic, there were an estimated 1.4 million additional unintended pregnancies in lower and middle-income countries.

We need to do better .

Response to the pandemic must include prioritizing sexual and reproductive health services, ensuring they continue to operate safely now and after the pandemic is long over. In addition, more support is needed to ensure life-saving personal protection equipment, tests, oxygen and especially vaccines are available in rich and poor countries alike as well as to vulnerable population within countries.

Goal 4. Quality education

Half of all refugee girls enrolled in secondary school before the pandemic will not return to school.

A year and a half into the pandemic, schools remain partially or fully closed in 42 per cent of the world’s countries and territories. School closures spell lost opportunities for girls and an increased risk of violence, exploitation and early marriage .

Governments can do more to protect girls education .

Measures focused specifically on supporting girls returning to school are urgently needed, including measures focused on girls from marginalized communities who are most at risk.

Goal 5. Gender equality

Women are restricted from working in certain jobs or industries in almost 50% of countries.

The pandemic has tested and even reversed progress in expanding women’s rights and opportunities. Reports of violence against women and girls, a “shadow” pandemic to COVID-19, are increasing in many parts of the world. COVID-19 is also intensifying women’s workload at home, forcing many to leave the labour force altogether.

Building forward differently and better will hinge on placing women and girls at the centre of all aspects of response and recovery, including through gender-responsive laws, policies and budgeting.

Goal 6. Clean water and sanitation

Only 26% of countries are actively working on gender mainstreaming in water management.

In 2018, nearly 2.3 billion people lived in water-stressed countries. Without safe drinking water, adequate sanitation and menstrual hygiene facilities, women and girls find it harder to lead safe, productive and healthy lives.

Change is possible .

Involve those most impacted in water management processes, including women. Women’s voices are often missing in water management processes. 

Goal 7. Affordable and clean energy

Only about 1 in 10 senior managers in the rapidly growing renewable energy industry is a woman.

Increased demand for clean energy and low-carbon solutions is driving an unprecedented transformation of the energy sector. But women are being left out. Women hold only 32 per cent of renewable energy jobs.

We can do better .

Expose girls early on to STEM education, provide training and support to women entering the energy field, close the pay gap and increase women’s leadership in the energy sector.

Goal 8. Decent work and economic growth

In 2020 employed women fell by 54 million. Women out of the labour force rose by 45 million.

The number of employed women declined by 54 million in 2020 and 45 million women left the labour market altogether. Women have suffered steeper job losses than men, along with increased unpaid care burdens at home.

We must do more to support women in the workforce .

Guarantee decent work for all, introduce labour laws/reforms, removing legal barriers for married women entering the workforce, support access to affordable/quality childcare.

Goal 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Just 4% of clinical studies on COVID-19 treatments considered sex and/or gender in their research

The COVID-19 crisis has spurred striking achievements in medical research and innovation. Women’s contribution has been profound. But still only a little over a third of graduates in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics field are female.

We can take action today.

 Quotas mandating that a proportion of research grants are awarded to women-led teams or teams that include women is one concrete way to support women researchers. 

Goal 10. Reduced inequalities

While in transit to their new destination, 53% of migrant women report experiencing or witnessing violence, compared to 19% of men.

Limited progress for women is being eroded by the pandemic. Women facing multiple forms of discrimination, including women and girls with disabilities, migrant women, women discriminated against because of their race/ethnicity are especially affected.

Commit to end racism and discrimination in all its forms, invest in inclusive, universal, gender responsive social protection systems that support all women. 

Goal 11. Sustainable cities and communities

Slum residents are at an elevated risk of COVID-19 infection and fatality rates. In many countries, women are overrepresented in urban slums.

Globally, more than 1 billion people live in informal settlements and slums. Women and girls, often overrepresented in these densely populated areas, suffer from lack of access to basic water and sanitation, health care and transportation.

The needs of urban poor women must be prioritized .

Increase the provision of durable and adequate housing and equitable access to land; included women in urban planning and development processes.

Goal 12. Sustainable consumption and production; Goal 13. Climate action; Goal 14. Life below water; and Goal 15. Life on land

Women are finding solutions for our ailing planet, but are not given the platforms they deserve. Only 29% of featured speakers at international ocean science conferences are women.

Women activists, scientists and researchers are working hard to solve the climate crisis but often without the same platforms as men to share their knowledge and skills. Only 29 per cent of featured speakers at international ocean science conferences are women.

 And yet we can change this .

Ensure women activists, scientists and researchers have equal voice, representation and access to forums where these issues are being discussed and debated. 

Goal 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

Women's unequal decision-making power undermines development at every level. Women only chair 18% of government committees on foreign affairs, defence and human rights.

The lack of women in decision-making limits the reach and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and other emergency recovery efforts. In conflict-affected countries, 18.9 per cent of parliamentary seats are held by women, much lower than the global average of 25.6 per cent.

This is unacceptable .

It's time for women to have an equal share of power and decision-making at all levels.

Goal 17. Global partnerships for the goals

Women are not being sufficiently prioritized in country commitments to achieving the SDGs, including on Climate Action. Only 64 out of 190 of nationally determined contributions to climate goals referred to women.

There are just 9 years left to achieve the Global Goals by 2030, and gender equality cuts across all 17 of them. With COVID-19 slowing progress on women's rights, the time to act is now.

Looking ahead

As it stands today, only one indicator under the global goal for gender equality (SDG5) is ‘close to target’: proportion of seats held by women in local government. In other areas critical to women’s empowerment, equality in time spent on unpaid care and domestic work and decision making regarding sexual and reproductive health the world is far from target. Without a bold commitment to accelerate progress, the global community will fail to achieve gender equality. Building forward differently and better will require placing women and girls at the centre of all aspects of response and recovery, including through gender-responsive laws, policies and budgeting.

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Essay on Role of Women in Society

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Women play a vital role in society. They are not only homemakers but also contributors to economic, social, and political development.

Economic Role

Women contribute to the economy, both in paid and unpaid work. They manage households and also participate in workforce, boosting the country’s economic growth.

Social Role

Women are the backbone of society. They shape and nurture the future generations, and play a pivotal role in societal harmony.

Political Role

Women in politics ensure representation of diverse perspectives. They help in making balanced and inclusive decisions.

In conclusion, women are integral to the progression of society. Their roles are diverse and crucial.

250 Words Essay on Role of Women in Society

The role of women in society has been shifting significantly over the centuries, from a traditional focus on nurturing roles to a modern emphasis on participation in all spheres of life. This transformation has been driven by socio-economic changes, advancements in education, and the relentless fight for gender equality.

Economic Contributions

In the economic sphere, women have transcended the boundaries of domesticity to become key contributors. They are now CEOs, entrepreneurs, and professionals, driving economic growth and innovation. Their economic independence has shifted societal perceptions, emphasizing their capabilities beyond traditional roles.

Social and Political Influence

Socially, women have become vocal advocates for societal issues, championing causes such as environmental conservation, education, and health. Their empathetic and holistic approach to problem-solving has led to significant societal advancements. Politically, women’s representation has increased, influencing policy-making and contributing to a more balanced perspective in governance.

Challenges and Future Prospects

Despite these strides, challenges persist. Gender disparities in pay and representation, societal expectations, and gender-based violence are issues that women continue to grapple with. However, the future holds promise. As society continues to evolve, the role of women is expected to expand further, with increased opportunities for leadership and influence.

In conclusion, the role of women in society has evolved from traditional nurturing roles to active participation in economic, social, and political spheres. While challenges persist, the future holds promise for further expansion of women’s roles, contributing to a more balanced and equitable society.

500 Words Essay on Role of Women in Society

The role of women in society has undergone a dramatic transformation over the past few centuries. From being confined to their homes to emerging as key players in every sphere of life, women have broken the shackles of patriarchy and made their presence felt.

Historical Perspective

Historically, women were considered inferior to men and their primary roles were confined to childbearing and managing household chores. However, with the advent of industrialization and modernization, women began to step out of their homes to contribute to the family income. This shift was the first step towards the recognition of women as significant contributors to society.

In the current era, women have emerged as an essential part of the global economy. From being entrepreneurs and CEOs of multinational companies to working in various sectors such as technology, healthcare, and education, women have proven their mettle. They are not only contributing to the economy but are also driving growth and innovation.

Societal norms and values have also evolved to accommodate the changing role of women. They are now seen as equals, deserving of the same rights and opportunities as men. Women have become influential figures in politics, academia, and social activism, advocating for gender equality, human rights, and social justice.

Women’s participation in politics has increased significantly over the years. They are now occupying key positions in governments and international organizations. Their perspectives and leadership styles often bring a different approach to governance, emphasizing cooperation, inclusivity, and social welfare.

Challenges and the Way Forward

Despite these advancements, women still face numerous challenges such as gender-based violence, wage discrimination, and underrepresentation in leadership positions. Addressing these issues requires collective action and systemic changes. Education plays a pivotal role in this, as it not only empowers women but also fosters a society that values gender equality.

In conclusion, the role of women in society is multi-faceted and crucial. Their contributions span across economic, social, and political domains. While significant strides have been made in recognizing and valuing these contributions, there is still a long way to go. The road to gender equality is a continuous journey that requires the active participation of all members of society.

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Women Roles in Today’s Society

This essay will discuss the evolving roles of women in modern society. It will explore how women’s roles have changed in areas like the workforce, politics, education, and family life, and the ongoing challenges and opportunities faced by women today. On PapersOwl, there’s also a selection of free essay templates associated with Family.

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“The traditional roles of women in society today have improved drastically. Women of the modern age are able to make their own decisions, act and do as they please, and have the marvelous opportunity of getting an education the same as men do. Although the way that women are currently viewed in society is a great deal, more equal than in the past, there will always be a tiny view in the back of our minds, whether we are aware of it or not, that classifies women as inferior to men, as well as authoritative figures in society.

These privileges that come so effortlessly in the lives of most modern women today were not always available for them. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen tells the struggles of women in the late nineteenth century, when women’s roles and rights are so limited that they are expected to sacrifice their lives for their families and social status. Even though A Doll’s House was written more than a hundred years ago, the problems regarding to gender inequality and women’s limited rights are still relevant today in Muslim countries. The movie Separation by Asghar Farhadi is an obvious example that women in Muslim countries still live under the dictatorship of their husbands and have few inconsiderable rights.

In the play, “A Doll’s House,” author Henrik Ibsen draws a detailed picture of marriage in the nineteenth century by representing realistic portrayals of unique characters, particularly Nora and Torvald. He uses this couple’s life as an example of a typical marriage at that time. In such a patriarchal society, wives were considered as a property of men and their mutual understanding was very low. Therefore the nature of patriarchy creates gender inequality which in the end causes Nora to leave her family and end their marriage. When Ibsen describes Torvald’s personality he emphasizes the position of men and women in the nineteenth century. Torvald considered Nora as an unequal company, which was normal in a patriarchal society. In the conversations between Torvald and Nora, the way he speaks to his wife tells the readers that he has no respect for her. He constantly uses nicknames when talking to his wife such as, “my little singing bird,” “my little skylark,” and “my pretty little pet. ” He seems to view her as a child because he usually includes the word, “little,” every time he talks to her. Torvald likes to take complete control over his wife, direct and judge her. For example, when Torvald tells Nora about the party and demands her to dance there that night, he says “Now you must go and play through tarantella and practice with your tambourine.”(Ibsen 37). He truly perceives her as a child whom he can teach. Torvald believes that because he is educated, he holds the power in the marriage, he tells Nora, “No, no; only lean on me; I will advise and direct you. I should not be a man If this womanly helplessness did not just give you a double attractiveness in my eyes.”(Ibsen 64). Slowly he becomes so selfish as he only knows how to put his opinion on Nora, but not to share her opinion.

Nora has been living double life dealing with the inequality of gender. With her friend Mrs. Linde she acts like, she is completely happy with her “doll-existence.” She does not have problems being called a pet by her husband and even responds lovingly to him. Her actions make her look like a little child who is hiding her fault because she is afraid of punishment. Their marriage looks like the relationship between a father and his child or boss and his employee. Nora maintains her marriage by staying obedient to Torvald. She wants to flatter him when they’re having conversations. Instead of communicating as equals, as husband and wife should, Nora appears to accept her status as inferior in their relationship. In the conversation with Mrs. Linde Nora reveals that she is not just a spoiled and childish wife as most people might have thought. Ibsen represents Nora’s positive personal qualities, such as intelligence and ability to deal with problems to protect her marriage. In fact years ago when Torvald became ill, and he couldn’t take care of his family and even himself, Nora falsified a signature of her father to receive a loan, to save Torvald’s life. This act tells a lot about Nora that she has the courage and will to save her husband and protect her family. What Nora has done is surprising for the reader and it changes first impressions about her. Her bravery and understanding of business about her debt prove that she has potentials outside of being just a wife. Ibsen wants to show the fact that, women are able to stand on their feet, take care of themselves and their families. Unfortunately, the traditional role of women in marriage and the influence of society affected her mind and confidence. She won’t risk progress and share her opinions. Her understanding of marriage in the nineteenth century explains why she lied to Torvald and decided to solve a problem in secret. Many people think that she was afraid of the punishment from her husband, but she just procrastinates time because she doesn’t want to see Torvald’s real self.

Nora’s story is a typical example of the common women’s lives in the nineteenth century. When she was at home with his father, he told her his opinions about life, and she assumed the same opinions. Whenever she disagreed with him, she hid that fact because her father would not have liked it. After getting married, she was transferred from her father to her husband. Like many women of her era, Nora is trained to become a doll that deeply believed in the wrong idea of women’s status in the community. Thus, in order to protect her position, she had to decide to live with this “childish behavior. In this case, Nora seems to be so flexible that she can fit her masked personality into a specific environment. In general, if people are able to adapt to society, then they tend to have a happy and comfortable life. However, the question is why she does not achieve a happy marriage. The answer might be that Nora has not had an opportunity to think differently from what her father, her husband, and society at that time had told her. She used to talk to Mrs. Linde in Act 1, “Free. To be free, absolutely free. To spend time playing with the children. To have a clean, beautiful house, the way Torvald likes it” (Ibsen 13). This quote shows Nora’s poor definition of freedom. Although Nora is a woman of great potential, traditional thought affects her deeply. This idea will of freedom offers her time to be a mother and traditional wife who takes care of a beautiful house, as her husband likes. Based on this knowledge, she has not done anything for herself. Nonetheless, this is not true freedom, which can offer women a chance to achieve real happiness. The true freedom they need is independence from societal pressures. The tragedy is that society did not give them an opportunity to develop their abilities to explore their personalities, goals, or benefits. This freedom also allows them to have an equal role in their family.

While some audiences might blame either Nora or Torvald for their unsuccessful marriage, others might consider their sad ending to be the result of the inequality of gender roles caused by the nature of traditional marriage in older times. On the one hand, the audience might obviously see the mistakes made by both Nora and Torvald since they do not know how to share their lives or try to understand each other. However, if the reader will think deeper to look for the root of their problem, they might be aware that they might be victims of the failed social customs. Based on the principle that they have been educated to achieve a happy marriage, both Nora and Torvald might have done their task well. Unfortunately, while they are trying to figure out their own way to fit into the society’s marriage rule, they begin to live with “masked personalities”; as a result, they become separated from each other. Thus, the major reason for this failed marriage, Ibsen suggests, is the inequality of the rights of men and women in older times. This is a reason why the author provides a great debatable ending, which is that Nora decides to leave her children and her husband to, “discover herself. ” Some people might think that Nora acted as a “selfish woman. ” However, she might have a sense that with her limited rights and knowledge, she might not able to raise her children well; her children might copy their mother’s restricted lifestyle. Therefore, Nora’s choice should be appreciated because I think her action opened a new door to freedom for women in her time and in the future.”


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The Role of Women in Society

In the 21st century, women have undoubtedly achieved many advances regarding their role in society, at least in western countries. However, even there they may still experience difficulties. Women may believe that they have to behave like men to succeed, and avoid the responsibilities of having children in order to have a flourishing career. They have all the legal rights of men, and in theory have equal access to employment opportunities – yet in practice this may be hard to enforce.

In some ways, the role of women is still a traditional one. Many countries are still highly patriarchal, expecting women to play a submissive and supportive role, and perhaps even denying them equal legal rights to men. Even in progressive western countries, women often still bear the burden of responsibility for childcare, care of elderly relatives, and domestic tasks. Although the outlook is changing, certain professions are still seen as either male or female, and women experience difficulties entering traditionally male occupations such as science or engineering.

Changes are slow to occur, but they are happening. In the 2017 parliamentary elections in the UK, almost a third of MPs elected were women, the highest number to date. In the US, women hold only around 20% of seats in the Senate, Congress, and House of Representatives. It is important for these numbers to increase, so that women are fairly represented at the highest levels. Women can be equally capable as men, and if they enter more positions of power then not only will they be able to work to improve the situation of other women, but it will send a message that they should be regarded as equals. This creates a ‘trickle-down’ effect throughout society; if we see women in roles of importance, then other women (and men) begin to understand that females are not only deserving of equal opportunities, but that they are every bit as capable as their male counterparts.

Since we still have issues regarding equal opportunities in more liberal western societies in 2017, it can only be assumed that changes in more patriarchal societies will be much slower to occur. Yet again, there we see signs that changes may occur over time. Many countries have grass roots organisations working to improve the situation for women and girls, ensuring that they have equal access to education and to protect their rights. Even in the most patriarchal society of all, Saudi Arabia, there have recently been small improvements in the ‘guardian system’, which requires women to have the permission of a male relative to access many services such as healthcare, education and obtaining a passport. A member of the Saudi royal family has even stated that he believes one day women will be permitted to drive, and that they will indeed play a greater role in society. This is acknowledging the great potential that women have, and the contribution that they can bring to the country and its economy – something that is as yet untapped.

In conclusion, we must observe that the responsibility for changing the role of women to a more equal one is in many ways the responsibility of men. Returning to the example of Saudi Arabia, changes will only occur if men in power and in society agree to it. This is true to some extent everywhere. But women must keep up the pressure worldwide to demand their rights, and demonstrate that they are every bit as capable as men. It is perhaps unfortunate that they must prove themselves, but it is a good way of showing that they are deserving.

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The Role of Women in the Society Critical Essay

In ‘Patriotism’ Mishima develops the theme of the role of women through the use of sexual imagery. The writer shares the story of a young and newly married lieutenant who cuts short his life because of a new project at work. The thought of perishing in the line of duty takes its toll on him. The wife takes her life too alongside that of her husband. The picture painted by the writer of the plot shows endearing love.

It shows promise by couples. It clearly illustrates the difficult task that women have in supporting their husbands even when sometimes they do not reach favorable decisions. First and foremost, the story outlines some salient characteristics of women. It depicts women as warm and trusting. Reiko trusts the intentions of her husband so much that she is willing to follow him even at his death. She willingly follows his training to deal with death right from the time of their wedding.

Women act as loyal and committed to their marriages and to their husbands. Reiko has never cheated on her husband despite remaining alone for several days and weeks when the husband is out fighting with the military. Her loyalty to man is sure. She shows significant humility and submission to the husband.

This forms the collection of the magnificent qualities she possesses. Perhaps her perfect feature is resilience. Reiko is strong enough to withstand the pain of death alongside her husband. She is willing to act as a witness when the husband commits suicide. Her ability to withstand shows clearly when she takes her own life to join her husband in the life beyond death. This shows ardent dedication.

The critical role that women play in the community should not be taken lightly. Some of the responsibilities include,

Love and care. Women show care, love and compassion. Their presence brings exceptional assurances to those who are hurting in society, the needy and the rejected. Women have the ability to love unconditionally even when loving leads to one’s peril. Women get seriously devoted to loving, care and support those in their lives and the community at large.

Support and encouragement. Women develop the support base for their husbands in all things. They stand by their side when making career decisions and encourage them when they change. Unfortunately, women are not normally prepared to do much. Theirs is the responsibility of helping those who end up accomplishing much in life. They get accomplished in the process as writes Jeannette Nedoma (2009). They do not have a stable occupation of their own, an opinion that in the modern world does not apply.

Women as housewives. In the traditional community, women remained home while their husbands went hunting or to get some work.

The responsibility of the women was only to bear children. They should perform all the duties in the house besides taking care of the homestead. Their husbands, on the other hand, went out to fend for the family. In the modern day, a lot has changed. Women continue to serve as housewives even in modern times. Reiko was a housewife who stayed home while her husband worked in the military. Her only responsibility was to support and submit to the leading of her husband in all things.

The role women play in the society goes beyond bearing and rearing children. They submit to and support their husbands in all that they do.

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Mishima, Yukio. “Patriotism.” Mutant Frog Travelogue. 2011. Web.

Nedome, Jeannette. The Role of Women: A Comparison of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and Helen Fielding’s ‘Bridget Jone’s Diary’. Germany: Druck and Binduung, 2009.

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The role of women in society has been a highly contested topic throughout history. In general, the role of women has been largely subordinate to that of men; however, there have been a number of cultures and societies in which women have played a more equal or even dominant role. The status of women in society is determined by a number of factors, including economic, social, and political factors.

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The role of women in society has been changing rapidly in recent years. In many countries, women have been granted equal rights to men, and they have been able to participate in all aspects of society, including the workforce. However, there are still many societies in which women are not treated equally to men, and their roles are more limited.

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Role of women in society essay 1 (100 words).

Women play variety of significant roles in our society from their birth till the end of life. Even after playing her all the roles and all the job timely in efficient manner in the modern society, she is weak because men are still strongest gender of the society. Even after lots of awareness programmes, rules and regulations in the society by the government, her life is more complicated than a man. She has to take care of herself and family members as daughter, granddaughter, sister, daughter-in-law, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, etc. By following such a big responsibility in the family, they are fully able to come out and do job for bright future of own, family and country.

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Women are considered as the goddess in the Indian society from the ancient time however it is also true that they are not treated as goddess. They are being ill-treated for many years and used just as things to fulfil the wishes of men. Considering them as goddess is not enough to give them full women empowerment in the society; however it needs positive continuous effort and participation of both men and women to really bring women empowerment.

Women play a great role in everyone’s life without whom we cannot imagine the success of life. They are the highly responsible for the successful continuation of the life on this planet. Earlier they were considered as only wives and mother who have to cook food, clean home and take care of the whole family members alone. But, now the condition has been improved a little bit, they have started taking part in the many activities other than family and kids.

Role of Women in Society Essay 3 (200 words)

The way of behaving, thinking and doing of women is completely different from the men so we can say that women are physically, physiologically and psychologically not equal to men. But women are more responsible than men in various means like child-bearing and child-rearing. The tradition and culture of women lifestyle in India is coming as usual for many years without any change however in terms of rights of women, it is so bad and backward than other countries. The main question is why it is so, is women are responsible for their backwardness or men or lots of women’s responsibilities in home.

Women are treated differently than men in terms of rights and dues in many Indian societies even in the modern world. Men have dominating nature over women in various perspectives. It is the matter of think that if women are given all the same facilities like men and force them to be free from all the home responsibilities and think like men then why not it is possible for women to be like men psychologically in every areas of life. Earlier women were limited to home works only and not allowed to go outside to perform social works like men. But things are getting changed now; women are being aware of their rights and understanding well the dominating nature of men over their whole life.

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Role of Women in Society Essay 4 (250 words)

If we compare the current status of women than the ancient time, we can say that really the condition is improving gradually. Women are being professional, bread-earners for their families and an independently thinking individual of the country even after only being responsible for many responsibilities of the life. Traditional Indian women have started proving themselves more skilled and competent in many professions than men. And, day by day the situation is improving fast by breaking all the barriers of the way.

The Indian government also has played great role in the women empowerment by implementing various rules and regulations. The ancient time trends such as female foeticide, dowry deaths, early child marriage, domestic abuse, child labour, sexual harassment, etc have been banned by the government which has really improved the women status in the society. A woman plays variety of great roles in everyone’s life in various forms by being involved in various relationships. From her birth till her end of life, she plays various roles as a daughter, sister, wife, mother and other relationships. However, her main roles are as a wife and mother. The status of women in urban societies is better however in various rural societies it is still worse because of lack of proper education and education system. A woman give birth to a baby and considered to be only responsible for her baby regarding care, education, job, etc for whole life. She never demands anything in return of her roles instead she performs her roles politely all through the life without any argue.

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Role of Women in Society Essay 5 (300 words)

Women in modern Indian society are really forward if we compare them from the ancient time but if we talk about the women empowerment, we can say that not really women are empowered in all areas. Even after being so forward, women need to go for long way defeating hard circumstances. Women have gained lots of influence in various fields until balance between two genders. We can say that women have more freedom than earlier however not true in many cases because prejudice still remains in the society.

In many places, women are still treated as inferior sex and forced to handle only house hold chores. Some women in the society love to follow the old traditions of the family and perform traditional female role by being housewife and mother. They live their whole life as general helpers to their husbands and kids. It has been in the usual practise for a woman by birth to handle home and stay unemployed at home. Some women from the society of high living status are keen to get employed like men in the future because they have been lived in the society having higher level of thoughts like that. They are never ill-treated in their family and always promoted to do better in life like men. However women in the backward society, where people only mean to earn food of two times daily, never understand their rights and responsibilities like men. All the differences are just because of the lack of proper education and education system in that area.

Women need to realize their roles towards their society and country together with their roles at home which is possible through the continuous effort, gender equality and women empowerment. People are being more advance in their behaviour and thoughts towards the women rights and empowerment.

Role of Women in Society Essay 6 (400 words)

Women play a great role in the growth and development of the society and making it an advanced and modern society. There is a famous saying by the Brigham Young that, “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” Educating and giving power to the women is of great importance which needs to be followed in the society to bring women empowerment and development of society. Because it is true that, if a man is getting educated and empowered, only he can be benefitted however if a woman is getting educated and empowered, whole family and society can be benefitted.

Women are not things which can be neglected because of their less power and authority instead they should be empowered and promoted to get higher education. Women are the half population of the world mean half power of the world. If women of any country are not empowered mean that country is lack of half power. By nature, women play their all the roles with great responsibilities and have capability to make a healthy family, solid society and powerful country. Lots of efforts have been done however still women are backward and limited to home activities. We need to understand that if an uneducated woman may handle home properly then why not a well educated woman can lead the whole country like men.

Without woman nothing is possible for men, they are basic unit of the society, they make a family, family make a home, home make a society and ultimately societies make a country. So the contribution of a woman is everywhere from taking birth and giving birth to a child to the care for whole life and other areas. All the roles and responsibilities of the women can never be neglected by the societies. Without education and women empowerment no development is possible in the family, society and country. Women know well how to talk, how to behave, how to deal with people of different classes, etc. She knows to handle all the situations because she knows well the basic fundamentals of a good society and play her roles politely as a main contributor in building a strong society.

Earlier, when the lives of women were worse than slaves, women were considered as animals and used as sex toys. It was a sin for women to give birth to a girl baby, either they were killed, buried alive or thrown away by the male head of the family. However, the condition has become advance now in many means but not completely.

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An essay on the role of women in society discusses the multifaceted roles women play, from homemakers to professionals, shaping the cultural, economic, and social fabric of their communities. It emphasizes the evolving importance and recognition of women's contributions over time.

What is women's status in society?

Women's status in society has seen significant evolution. Historically, many societies marginalized women, but today, increasing recognition of women's rights has led to their enhanced status in many areas. Yet, disparities persist in various regions and sectors.

What are the basic rights of women?

The basic rights of women include the right to life, equality, education, freedom from discrimination, right to work, health, and protection from violence. These rights aim to ensure women can live with dignity, make choices, and participate fully in society.

What are the problems faced by women today?

Women today face a myriad of challenges, including gender wage gaps, domestic violence, limited access to education in some regions, workplace discrimination, and societal stereotypes. These issues vary in intensity across different societies and cultures.

What are the biggest women issues in India?

In India, major issues faced by women include gender-based violence, dowry-related crimes, female infanticide, limited access to education in some areas, workplace discrimination, and issues related to women's reproductive rights.

What is the need for women empowerment?

Women empowerment is essential to ensure that women have equal opportunities to contribute to and benefit from economic, social, cultural, and political advancements. Empowering women leads to a balanced and progressive society, where all members can thrive.

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Feminism as a Defense of Women's Rights in Today's Society

Personal thoughts and conclusions, women’s rights essay outline.

1) Introduction

  • Personal connection and significance of the topic
  • The significance of women’s rights and feminism in contemporary society

2) Historical Context

  • Women’s historical lack of legal and political rights
  • Persistent gender inequality

3) Feminism Defined

  • Political, economic, and social gender equality
  • Debunking common misconceptions
  • Ashley Judd’s speech as an example of feminist activism

4) Gender Pay Gap

  • Overview of the wage gap
  • Disparities for women of color
  • Unequal benefits and contraceptive costs

5) Gendered Pricing

  • Gender-based pricing in consumer goods
  • Economic impact on women
  • Reasons behind gendered pricing

6) Media’s Role

  • Media’s influence on feminist perceptions
  • Social media and feminist movements
  • Addressing media-generated stereotypes

7) Opposition to Feminism

  • Recognizing feminism’s critics
  • Analyzing anti-feminist arguments

8) Sexual Harassment

  • Prevalence and definition
  • Impact on victims
  • Importance of a safe reporting environment

9) Personal Experience and Conclusion

  • Sharing a personal experience related to sexual harassment
  • Reflecting on the impact
  • Emphasizing the urgency of gender equality
  • Reiterating the importance of women’s rights and feminism

10) Works Cited

Works Cited

  • Adichie, C. N. (2014). We should all be feminists. Anchor Books.
  • Hooks, B. (2000). Feminism is for everybody: Passionate politics. Pluto Press.
  • The National Organization for Women. (2021). Women’s Rights.
  • Steinem, G. (2015). My life on the road. Random House.
  • United Nations Development Programme. (2021). Gender equality.
  • Davis, A. Y. (2016). Freedom is a constant struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the foundations of a movement. Haymarket Books.
  • Federici, S. (2019). Caliban and the witch: Women, the body and primitive accumulation. Verso Books.
  • Shetterly, M. L. (2016). Hidden figures: The American dream and the untold story of the black women mathematicians who helped win the space race. HarperCollins.
  • Johnson, A. G. (2014). The gender knot: Unraveling our patriarchal legacy. Temple University Press.
  • Orenstein, P. (2012). Cinderella ate my daughter: Dispatches from the front lines of the new girlie-girl culture. HarperCollins.

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Essay On Role Of Women In Society: In the present generation, women are equal to men in society. As compared to the past generation a lot of changes occurred in the case of women in society. The slavery towards women was decreased as compared to the past, but now women had started living independently. As with the previous points, the below essay on the Role of Women in Society was described and explained clearly. The below essay on the Role of Women in Society in India had highlighted many key points.

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Women had become successful in society by overcoming all the illegal and depressed activities towards women. In ancient India, women were always dedicated to household chores without basic education. Child marriages are a real tragedy for a girl to marry an older person just to fulfill the chores and physical needs of men. Still, it has been followed by rural India that women were not allowed to study so they were not aware of their importance in the world. The men in the villages and rural areas take this advantage and suppress the women’s and women’s rights in the villages. Women were criticized and suppressed in society and not allowed to work like men in the open world.

Women had fought against all the discrimination and gained equal rights as men. In the modern days of India, women were working in every role of any sector as equal to men. There were many roles the women are working in present society, they are working as interpreters, pilots, CEOs, software employees, etc covering all the sectors like manufacturing, banking, It, etc. The role of women in society had become equal to that of men. The government of India provides some special schemes for security, education, development, to bring them into the light. Women need recognition and roles in society should be increased in the development and economical improvement of the country.

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Women were playing as equally as men in the society in the development of the country. If we compare the situations of women in the modern days to the past days in society we can see a lot of change this change had bought a major difference in women’s lives. In the olden days, women were always used to keep far from society matters. Women were not allowed even the basic education, to shop in the markets, and move into society individually. Women are to get married at a younger age and they were not given any importance except for the physical needs of their husbands.

Patriarchal society prevailed in India for many centuries, even the women herself let this happen by following all the saying of elders and society did not let a woman have an opinion or choice of herself which is horrifying. As we compare the women in society with the present days and with the past decade there is a huge evolution in the lives of the women. The huge discrimination towards women was got decreased as time passed with a lot of struggles and efforts made by women. There were many freedom fighters and positive preachers who came forward and fight against the things happening to women in society.

We know that women are successful in making decisions about family issues and needs. Even when they are uneducated their decision never went wrong about their families. In that way, the women are succeded and made the country fully fit and healthy. Women should be encouraged to move into society and work for the improvement of society.

Women in modern society work at various parts of society and make the steps to the development of society. Women are working as pilots, enterprisers, mechanics, politicians, railway drivers, government officials, etc covering all the sectors like banking, IT, politics, government, manufacturing, and many more. All these roles of women parallelly fill the role of mother and all the needs of the family. In society, women were occupied by major opportunities compared to men. Women are giving huge competitions for the men and exposing their talents to make their performance in linear increase. Many companies were working with only women by exhibiting their business and giving huge competition in the market.

The Role of Women in society is that women had bought out in society and were treated as equal to men. When the women got equal importance and freedom to work in society then the country is in freedom. As the role of women had given importance then the steps of the country’s development had started. Women must be given equal importance and opportunities as men and women are equal in society. Illegal activities against women should come to end. Now in India woman is considered versatile.

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  • Hiring and promoting talented women is the right thing to do for society – and it’s an economic imperative
  • Gender parity is not just good for women- it’s good for societies
  • The measure of any society is how it treats its women and girls
  • Women find little pleasure in the society of women
  • The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world
  • When women progress, all of the society benefits
  • Women are the real architects of society
  • A society can never be free without women’s liberation
  • Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world
  • The multiple roles that women can play in society if given the opportunity is a tremendous asset

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Role of Women in Society Essay : We are providing an essay on the very famous topic that is “ROLE OF WOMEN IN SOCIETY ” for 500 words. It will help to the students to understand that how to write an essay on this topic. For writing any kind of essays, students should have a clear understanding about the related topics. They should know that which points should be included. This article will save a lot of your time and will also help you to gather all the important information regarding the topic as well ….!

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As we all know that women are the backbone for a progressive country. They deserves to be respected in the society . They should not be discriminated in the society. They also deserve the equal importance and the rights as mens do. Just because of their gender their capabilities should not be underastimated. They also deserve an equal opportunity to show their talent as well.

It is very important for every citizen of our country to know about the status of women in our society.

In the ancient time there were a very conservative perspectives taken a place. Where it was believed that the woman is born to control the household chores and manage the childrens only.

But in this modern era the picture has been changed a lot.

The women empowerment is taking place in today’s world which has given an opportunities to the women to shine and grow up. Besides managing the household works as well they are also taking a part in the service sectors such as , banking , hospitals, airlines, schools and so on. They are also managing their own businesses and giving a huge contribution to make other woman as a self dependant. We can see that in the world they are setting up the milestones in every sector. There are so many famous personalities in the world which are becoming a role model for other woman. Like Sunita William, P. V. Sindhu, Geeta Phogat, Hima Das and so on. Women should be appreciated for their duties. Because they are also giving a huge contribution in our nation’s building. If a woman is decided at once then no one can stop her from getting her own desired goals.

In the Hindu religion woman is referred as the another form of goddess Lakshmi, Kali and Saraswati as well. Womens are very versatile in nature. In the society we can see them as a politician , as a doctor, as a teacher and so on. In every field they play thier role very well.

Day by day they are making a huge difference in the society. Now people are also promoting to the women empowerment programe as well. The Government of our country is also making the new policies to appreciate the women empowerment as well. Therefore, as a citizen of our country it becomes our duty also to respect and appreciate the women for their duties.

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  1. The Roles of Women in Modern Society Essay Example

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  1. Essay on Role of Women in Society

    Long Essay on Role of Women in Society 500 words in English. In the middle age, people had only one notion about the woman; that is, they were born to control the household chores and manage the children. But in today's world, women empowerment has taken place which has opened new doors for the women to thrive and shine.

  2. The Role of Women in Today's Society

    The Role of Women in Today's Society Essay. Women throughout the ages have always played a pivotal role in the shaping of society, especially seen in the family set up as well as positions of leadership. Traditionally, women are considered as mothers, the agents of procreation as well as wives, who were to diligently be at the service of not ...

  3. How has the role of women changed over the last 50 years?

    In 2020, women earned 82 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even with educational advancements and entry into higher-paying fields, women tend to be more represented in lower-paying sectors. For instance, 77% of public elementary and secondary school teachers were women in the 2020-2021 school year.

  4. What does gender equality look like today?

    A new global analysis of progress on gender equality and women's rights shows women and girls remain disproportionately affected by the socioeconomic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, struggling with disproportionately high job and livelihood losses, education disruptions and increased burdens of unpaid care work. Women's health services, poorly funded even before the pandemic, faced ...

  5. The Evolving Role of Women in Society Today

    Key Achievements. The evolving role of women in society today is marked by notable achievements: 1. Education: Access to quality education for women has increased substantially. Women now earn more degrees than men in many countries, narrowing the gender gap in educational attainment. 2.

  6. Gender Roles In Society: [Essay Example], 534 words

    Gender roles in society have been a topic of much discussion and debate for years. From the traditional expectations of men as breadwinners and women as homemakers to the evolving understanding of gender as a spectrum, the concept of gender roles has shaped the way individuals navigate their lives. This essay will explore the complexities of ...

  7. Essay on Role of Women in Society

    In conclusion, the role of women in society is multi-faceted and crucial. Their contributions span across economic, social, and political domains. While significant strides have been made in recognizing and valuing these contributions, there is still a long way to go. The road to gender equality is a continuous journey that requires the active ...

  8. Women Roles in Today's Society

    This essay will discuss the evolving roles of women in modern society. It will explore how women's roles have changed in areas like the workforce, politics, education, and family life, and the ongoing challenges and opportunities faced by women today. On PapersOwl, there's also a selection of free essay templates associated with Family.

  9. Gender Treatment: Changing Role of Women in Modern Society Essay

    In the last 50 years, the role and social functions of women have dramatically been changed due to extreme desire of women to fight for their rights and freedoms. The emergence of feminist movements allows male society to reconsider their attitudes to the roles of women. Specifically, the conventional views on women as mothers, wives, and ...

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    The Role of Women in Society. In the 21st century, women have undoubtedly achieved many advances regarding their role in society, at least in western countries. However, even there they may still experience difficulties. Women may believe that they have to behave like men to succeed, and avoid the responsibilities of having children in order to ...

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    Breaking Societal Barriers. Education challenges traditional gender norms by empowering women to defy societal limitations and pursue careers and roles previously reserved for men. It helps combat stereotypes and discrimination by showcasing women's capabilities and achievements in various fields.

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    The Role of Women in Today's Society: A Review *Corresponding Author: Akshatha Yadav D. S 34 | Page Prize for India by her selfless services to the poor, destitute and suffering people of our country in particular and the needy and handicapped people of the world in general. Today, we need the services of the educated women

  13. Women's Changing Roles in Society, Essay Example

    Women's roles have changed from the beginning until modern times. Initially, women were taught to be submissive. They were to obey God, people in authority, their parents, and their husbands. Married women's submissiveness was both a religious and a legal duty. However, women fought for equality and human dignity and, with time, gained ...

  14. The role of Women in Society Past vs. Present

    In the past, women's roles were predominantly confined to the private sphere. They were expected to prioritize family and household responsibilities, often with limited access to education ...

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    The Role of Women in the Society Critical Essay. In 'Patriotism' Mishima develops the theme of the role of women through the use of sexual imagery. The writer shares the story of a young and newly married lieutenant who cuts short his life because of a new project at work. The thought of perishing in the line of duty takes its toll on him.

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    Role of Women in Society Essay 6 (400 words) Women play a great role in the growth and development of the society and making it an advanced and modern society. There is a famous saying by the Brigham Young that, "You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.".

  17. Women's Rights in Today's Society: [Essay Example], 1636 words

    Women's rights guarantee that women will not face discrimination on the basis of their sex. Until the second half of the 20th century, women in most societies were denied some of the legal and political rights accorded to men. Although women in much of the world have gained significant legal rights, many people believe that women still do not ...

  18. The Role of Women in Today's Society

    This essay will explore the role of women in today's society, highlighting the achievements, obstacles, and ongoing struggles for gender equality. Body: Education and Professional Advancement: Women's access to education has improved significantly, empowering them to pursue diverse fields of study and professional careers.

  19. Importance of Women In Our Society

    The Importance of Women in Society: Women are essential contributors to the economy. They play a significant role in the labor force and contribute to the growth and development of businesses ...

  20. Essay on Women's Role in Society: Throughout the Years

    Modernism is the term of deviating from the norm. In the early 1900s, modernism influenced women's role in society by providing more opportunities, jobs, and role models for girls today, in society. In the 1920s-1940s, women were encouraged to step outside of the home and work, but on the other hand, women were also encouraged to be stay-at ...

  21. Essay On Role Of Women In Society for Students

    Long Essay On Role Of Women In Today's Society. Women had become successful in society by overcoming all the illegal and depressed activities towards women. In ancient India, women were always dedicated to household chores without basic education. Child marriages are a real tragedy for a girl to marry an older person just to fulfill the ...

  22. Free Essay: Women's Role in Today's Society

    BCOM/275. March 24, 2012. Grey Scott. Women's role in today's society. Women always have been known to be the caretaker of the family. They were to stay home and care for the children and their husbands were out earning the income. In today's society, women are out in the job market earning a steady income along with their husbands.

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