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How Have Women's Roles Changed From The 19th Century To The 20th Century In Spain?

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Throughout history, women are rarely mentioned and are not talked about inclass. They are kept aside and we tend to focus on what men have done in history andfocus and their accomplishments and their failures. Scholars do not realize theimportance a woman has in history and their contribution to many things that they havedone over time. In Spain, women contributed a lot during the civil war, the revolutions,and basically they had a very important impact during the nineteenth and twentiethcentury. Because of this women's roles have changed quite a bit from the early 1800s tothe late 1900s.Spain experienced an economic and political transformation during the SpanishRevolution of the early nineteenth century, 1808 and 1843. Men in Spain were givingbirth to a new gender idea that took down women's participation in the social andpolitical transformations that were taking place. While the public and political jobs werefor the male worker, women were left at home to do house shores. By the middle of thenineteenth century Spain was a world of separate principles, women stayed at home andmen went out to work. There were strict rules for women to follow too, married womenwere to obey their husbands and if they disobeyed they could be fined or incarcerated.However, Spain's changeover to democracy in the twentieth century brought many socialchanges to women and to the country.The new reforms challenged traditional family obligations and the relationship ofmen and women. In comparison to other European nations, Spain has become a modernindustrial country with many benefits; however those benefits are mostly for men's jobs.Although Spain is moving quickly on the way to advanced financial and democraticdevelopment, it's still stuck on old cultural and religious ideas that keep women frommoving upward in today's society.In many Spanish marriages today, the gender division of labor is still present.There are many differences in the Spanish household activities. Wives do the greater partof the daily cleaning, cooking, and the regular house shores. Women still spend more oftheir time in the house doing family work, while men spend their time at their jobs. Thecauses for these behaviors may be related to cultural and traditional religious beliefs. Inthe 1980s, Spanish women did away with the cultural and religious barriers that keptthem at home. During the 1980s there was a woman in every job position in Spain,although they were not in great numbers. Today, the traditional role of mother andhousekeeper still lead women's occupation in Spain, however the Government...

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