Hatshepsut Impact On Women

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Throughout the times women have proven to themselves as well as people around them that they can take on roles just as important as men. This paper will begin by detailing the work experience and cultural barriers of Hatshepsut, the queen that reigned in Egypt during 1479- 1458 B.C. Followed by the impact she had on gender roles and issues. Next the cultural challenges and obstacles faced by women in Saudi Arabia will be addressed. These women have had many years of restrictive traditions placed upon them and now they have the chance to get a higher-level education and become professionals in their society. Lastly, the paper will discuss the impact the women who worked in factories during World War II had on gender roles. As well as what their culture thought was meant to be all they accomplished during their lifetime.
Hatshepsut’s impact on gender roles Hatshepsut, also known as the king herself, was an extraordinary woman that ruled for many years. She had the audacity to portray herself as a man (Brown 2009). Her impact was mostly associated with the choice of declaring herself as a king and ruling in such manners for over 20 years. The impact she had on gender roles was significant because she never tried to hide her gender, yet she dressed as a king. Hatshepsut took a role that was never intended for women to have control of, and did the job as successful or even more successful than males in the same filed of work. During her time of ruling she created, renovated
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