Essay about Role of Women in Uzbekistan

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Role of Women in Uzbekistan

     Women’s roles are not the same in different cultures. Most important is that women in Uzbekistan, where the population of Muslim people were from 50 % up to 70 %, made the big progress in eighty years. From that time women started to become more free in education, marriage, and fashion than they used to be eighty years ago.

     The education has also changed since the 1910s. In the 1910s girls had separate schools from boys, and they could only get education in middle-schools not going anywhere further in level of study. A lot of girls couldn’t attend the schools at all. In the history books says that each class had about five to ten girls, half of the
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Her father and mother did all choices about marriage. The girl or bride could not have any choices and could not do anything about it. Also eighty years ago girls used to get married when they were ten or thirteen years old, its it because that time in there was no limit of getting married in early ages. Nowadays, almost all women have their choices about marriage. Now they are getting married at age seventeen and up, because now in my country governments made a new law -“ That women can get married only after seventeen years old, not early then that”. Today women can get married two or more times. They also can stay in men’s company and have conversation. Women did really big progress to be more independent and have almost same rights with men.

     The difference in fashion has also changed. In early the 1910s before the revolution, Muslim women had to wear a long heavy dress that covers all body. Only the eyes, hands and feet were not covered. It was not their will to wear that, it is the tradition. Now you still can see some women wearing those traditional dresses, but only on holidays. But you just take a look at the fashion and style they have now. Now in my country you can see only modern Muslim women walking on the streets wearing new fashionable dresses or pants that were made in Europe, and showing all beauty of women.

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