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Diversity in the Workplace

Women in the Workplace

Modern women owe a tremendous debt to many ***** that have come before them. Without the tireless efforts of groundbreaking women in ***** equal rights movement, modern day women would not have the freedom to choose employment outside of the home. While *****re are many women who have contributed to the relative *****ity ***** ***** experience *****day, there ***** some women, without whose efforts women would not enjoy the ********** they ***** today. Cather*****e Beecher, Betty Friedan, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are among those women.

Catherine Beecher was considered a rebellious woman in her youth. She grew up in New York and Connecticut during the early 19th century. Beecher was from a well-to-do family. Although many would have considered her privileged, Beecher actually found her social status constrictive. ***** believed that the social expectations for women in her social class were limiting.

Like many early feminists, Beecher believed in the idea of different roles because of sex. Beecher thought that the most important role ***** ***** was their role as mothers. In fact, she believed that women should work ***** educators, which was a n*****tural extension of ***** role as mothers. In fact, ***** established several women's educational institutes, where women could be taught how to educate people: the Hartford Female Seminary, the Western Female *****stitute, and the Milwaukee Female *****.

***** ***** idea of women as teachers may appear very ***** by modern standards, it was ********** revolutionary ***** Beecher's time. Many school ***** were men and ***** women who were employed as teachers were expected ***** end their employment *****on establishing their families. However, Beecher advocated for ***** to continue ***** work in education after establishing families and homes.

***** Beecher and Elizabeth Cady Stanton ***** contemporaries, the two had slightly different views of ***** appropriate role of women in society. ***** Beecher believed ***** women and men had essential differences, Stanton ***** that ***** and women were created equal. In fact, although Stanton and Susan B. Anthony ***** famous for having for women's suffrage, Stanton wanted more for women than the right to vote; she wanted complete equality.

Stanton and Anthony *****ed ***** National Woman's Suffrage Association. Together they worked towards the goal of enfranchisement for women. Stanton died in 1902; therefore ***** did not live to see American women gain the right ***** vote. *****, there is al***** univers***** agreement ***** Stanton w***** indispensable to the women's suffrage movement.

***** did helping women ***** the right to ***** change the *****s of women in the workplace? Without the right to vote, it is highly unlikely that women would enjoy any type ***** equality ***** ***** *****. Unfortunately, social reforms often require legal remedies. Prior ***** having the right to vote, women had to rely upon men to enforce their *****s. In *****, like the advances in ***** Civil Rights Movement, legislation has been necessary to grant women the right to hold jobs.

Of course, ***** right to hold

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