Suffrage And Feminism

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The movement of suffrage and feminism helped expand and validate nursing as a woman’s profession. After the Nineteenth Amendment was passed women were allowed to vote as well as own their own property. It also allowed young female to become emancipated if they were recruited into the military during WWI. Florence Nightingale believed that every woman is a nurse (Malka,2007). That statement helped bring women out of being just “homemakers” and helped them turn into respected professionals. This movement helped women become their own individual, have their own voice and express it as well as being involved in social issues; allowing them to pursue jobs in fields such as nursing and make changes within the profession. That in turn helped the profession
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