Women In The Elizabethan Era

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Women in 17th century had limited freedom to speak out, also opportunity for the involvement in society. They were strictly taught to maintain the household and be at the command of her husband. Any women that did not follow the criteria of these aspect were looked down upon by society.
The men had substantially more freedom than women, and was able to do whatever they pleased. They were the head of the household while the women did all the work. Men were able to become teachers, doctors and lawyers while the women could not.
In the Elizabethan era, once a woman became engaged with a man, the wife becomes “property” to their husband. Wives were expected to be submissive to their husbands. While the husband is absent from the household their
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But, let’s focus more towards the gender equality which occurs nowadays. Gender equality plays a big gap in terms of the role of women in the Elizabethan era and the present days. Furthermore, it is an important role of every woman since they gain their justice for having a job or profession they liked or wanted, they are respected by their loving husbands, and they could speak courageously and bravely since they had their freedom; the right to speak up which was not usual or present in the Elizabethan era. Today “anyone could be anything” in many…show more content…
Many corruption and injustices are happening nowadays like in the Philippines. Philippines is having a difficult time with the President. He is establishing a “peace and justice” country through the well-known “EJK” or extrajudicial killings. How can you have peace and justice if you don’t want to impose it properly? Many government officials nowadays are corrupt and too subjected to money. The people are paying tax as part of the government ordinance. However, most of the times, it only goes to the pockets of corrupt government officials. And also nowadays, Philippines has the most number of actors and actresses occupying government seats. These are actors who are not well-educated about politics and its ordinance and policies. So, how can they ran the government
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