The Feminine Mystique: Effects on American Society
Life Before The Feminine Mystique
World War II
The 1950s & Early 60s
Second Wave of Modern Feminism
The Feminine Mystique
Equal Pay Act
The National Organization for Women
Women in Modern Society
Since The Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978, pregnant women were legally allowed to work and were not subjective to discrimination.
Women can now report sexual harassment in the workplace, and refuse to have sex with her husband because marital rape became illegal in 1993.
Because of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act Women can now own her own credit card. A women can also speak her mind without being judged.
Now women are able to maintain jobs in many fields. Women can be engineers, doctors, lawyers, etc.
“I "myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.”
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