10 Simple Things Women Were Not Permitted to Do Back in the `50s and `60s

10 Simple Things Women Were Not Permitted to Do Back in the `50s and `60s

The things that our mothers and grandmother had to endure, the oppression they had to face over the years is truly shocking and eye-opening at the same time. How long it took for a wife not to be legally classified as “subordinate” or to do a simple thing like opening her own bank account…

The good news is that some of these setbacks were ironed out in the `70s and the `80s, but the bad news is that some are still valid today!

1. Trouble Opening a Bank Account

2. Jury Duty

3. Practice Law

4. Take Contraceptive Pills

5. Have the Right to Maternity Leave

6. Breastfeeding in Public

7. Attend an Ivy League University

8. Attend a Military Academy

9. Participate in the Legendary All-male Boston Marathon

10. Serve in Combat

 
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