How Far Did The 1960s Transform The Position Of British Women?

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How far did the 1960s transform the position of British women? The second-wave feminism has been the driving force behind the Women’s Liberation Movement, which is synonymous within the twenty years in the later part of the twentieth century, beginning in 1960 and ending in 1980. The movement, in the past, had an impact on various aspects of social life to men and women; and this impact is still showcased in areas including, but not limited to; women’s health, fertility trends, laws and legislations, personal believes and religious discussions, interpersonal relationships and family roles, feminist issues, and gender relations. It is challenging to determine how the movement has transformed the position of British women since there is no measurement scale to quantify for that. Does counting the number of legislations passed in favour to gender equality help in computing the movement’s success? If so, would it follow the hypothesis that the higher the number of new laws, the more successful the movement? If the answer to these questions is yes, that would be misleading since the passing of legislations do not necessarily connote that the new laws would be upheld and put into practice; making it all the same to the position of British women if the new laws exist or not, and thus, give the wrong information on how the position of British women has changed. However, it would be unfair to ignore altogether the new laws and regard them as being non-functional in changing the
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