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Women's Role In Ww1

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This mass ethnic cleansing, naming the 20th century the "century of refugees", aimed at creating ethnically homogeneous nations after the chaos of the Second World War11. The mass expulsion occurred in order to punish Germany for its actions, to prevent violence between different ethnicities, and to prevent German expansion to the east12. In addition, women's rights greatly improved because of the First and Second World Wars. Until 1914, a woman's role was generally domestic; women would take care of their children and households while husbands would be the ones financially supporting the family. The spark of the war initiated a shift in social structure. Since men were absent while at war, women began to undertake the jobs that were predominantly
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