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1

when were women given the right to vote and stand for elections

1918

2

how many women in Reichstag by 1932

112

3

3 positives about Article 108

1) women had equal rights to men

2) Marriage was an equal partnership

3) women should enter all professions on equal basis as men

4

what did women have more of in the 1920s

1) divorces 27 per 100,000 in 1913 to 60 p100,000 in 1925

2) financial independence

5

what did the birth rate drop to from 1913 to 192(

128/1000
80/1000

6

who did not react well to women’s new liberties

1) some women who found the expectation to change scary and challenging

2) men who thought it threatened the times of society

3)conservatives and traditionalists

7

3 negatives of women at work

1) payed 35% less than men on average

2) expected to give up work when married

3) few women had high status professions
only 36 female judges in 1933

8

name 3 positives of women at work

1) booming retail and service sectors created part time jobs

2) made progress in liberal professions like teaching and medicine

3) female doctors rose from 2,500 to 5,000 in 7 years