Women in town and countryside

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What was a slogan used at start of 20th century?
"The harder you beat your wife the better the soup will taste"
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What legislation did Lenin put in place?
Abortion legalised, divorce much easier, term 'baba' banned.
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How effective were these methods?
70% divorces initiated by men, slower for Islamic women.
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How did collectivisation and industrialisation impact countryside?
Agricultural lower wages, women moved to towns. Women forced to work ploughs,WW2 accelerated trends
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What was introduced in 1974 that changed this?
Allowed to move to towns.
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What impact did industrialisation have on towns?
Forced women to work as socialist duty. Women dominated light industry and built underground.
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How did education help?
20% higher education allocated to women, 40% engineers women.
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What was magazine for privileged women called?
Socially active women
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How successful was ussr at promoting equality?
Women turned down from war but due to losses had to allow more women.
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How did policies have a positive impact on women in politics?
1917- women gained right to vote
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How were effects not so positive?
10% Party membership women, only 7 central committee member before WW2 women
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Who was first full candidate?
Furtseva 1957 next woman was in 1988
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Who were role models?
Ballerinas, actress War and Peace, Tereshekova 1963.
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