Essay by sadamHigh School, 12th gradeA, December 2012

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Reproduction/ Contraception/Abortion

Through the eyes of a woman

The evolution of the three from then to now



In today's society there is a lot of pressure placed upon women to juggle various roles, such as motherhood, career women and personal life. It can be very challenging for an individual woman to fulfill these roles. Early portrayal of the role of women was concentrated on the domestic domain, with all other matter headed by the male. Contemporarily with the influence of religion, culture, and world events, the role of women is ever-changing. Although women have made much advancement through the suffrage movement, breaking through into the workforce, and even becoming bread-winners for their families, the domestic nature of women still remains prevalent in many societies. Often married at an early age, most women were expected to stay at home and raise an expanding family while men went out to work.

Nowadays, women can choose to have children, further their education and a career on their own terms. Through the advancement of science the voices of various women have been heard. In the area of reproduction we now see that a women who is unable to conceive, now has an array of options that will see her conceive. Contrary women in the fifties and sixties, women are now more confident in making the decision to postpone having children and as a means of family planning can now use contraception to accomplish their plans. Lastly there is the woman who is pro choice and wishes not to have children. In this paper I will look at the evolution of women; their role in society from historical periods to contemporary periods throughout the world. I will highlight the fight for women's rights and look at how future women benefited from it. Analyzing...