Women's Rights In The 1930s

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“I raise up my voice- not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard…,” once said Malala Yousafzai. Women’s rights in the 1930s were a serious issue. Women had just received the right to vote, yet there was still many discriminatory actions towards women. This dramatic period in time took place during the Great Depression, which caused women’s rights to be overlooked. During the Great Depression jobs were scarce. However, “men’s” jobs, such as factory work, were hit harder than “women's” jobs, such as maids. People realized that women had more opportunity for a job than men. For this reason, women were looked upon as taking men’s jobs. The jobs that women received were low-paying, and there was no guarantee that they would

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