Women's Oppression Of Women In The Soviet And China

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Women were one of the most oppressed groups in the Soviet and China. As described in Women, the state and Revolution, “Women’s oppression was rooted in motherhood” (Goldmen, 32). Being a mother at that time meant being confined to the house with the expectations of fulfilling household duties such as; making sure the house was in order, the children were taken care of, and the husband was satisfied. Women didn’t have much rights or any say at all making communism the glimmer of hope that women desired. China and the Soviet sought to bring equality to women that they didn’t have before. Women could now work outside of the home, hold office, and in Russia, could even vote. The idea was wonderful, but women and men still weren’t equal. A great
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