Gender Equality

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The best things in life take hard work, persistence, and most of all, time. This is very evident in the fight for gender equality in soviet Russia. The patriarch was the societal norm and was never really questioned, that is until women realized their potential and qualification to be every bit as entitled as men. Tsarist Russia did not address the issue with a solution; however, communism brought about new ideas and ultimately many solutions to achieve gender equality. Although the equality between men and women was not perfect, women had much more control over their lives while under Communist rule in Russia than in Tsarist Russia because they were given more opportunities in the workplace, more domestic rights, and more of a say in their political rights.
Women were mostly seen as equals in the work place in communist Russia, with few exceptions, and were granted more opportunities because people realized that women were just as capable as men. The crèche system, created by the state, gave moms and dads child care while they were at work. The help that women received from the government in the workplace was a big factor in their ability to be successful. The implementation of crèches in the workplaces in 1928 was very beneficial in giving women freedom to work just as the men did. Women did not have to worry about the wellbeing of their children while they were at work and they could focus their mind onto improving their skills in labor to benefit the family
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