European Women History

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EUROPEAN WOMEN HISTORY 1

Thesis Statement

European women have numerousreasons for sanguinity. As compared to their counterpartsinternationally, European women, which makes eleven percent of thewhole women population in the world, are better off in severalaspects of life. The life conditions in Europe are also favorable forthe women. Many women in Europe today occupy higher positions ofprestige and power that would have been unthinkable five decades ago.The women have gone through several and adaptations both politicallyand socially in their lives. For instance, the women have risen togreat heights of political and social power, collectively orindependently. As a result, the history of European history is one ofthe big topics in of world history. Together, European women havereasons to celebrate also they are more educated than their malecounterparts. Also, they also command significant economic power.Notwithstanding these important achievements, however, actualequality for the women is yet to be achieved although much have beenattained towards it. Gender equality remains an issue in most ofEuropean Union member states. The history of European women being asignificant topic, this paper will explore the social, cultural,labor, legal, and other statuses of European women, compare thedevelopments and traditions with those of other women worldwide.While at it, the paper will be focusing on convergence in the themeof European women and their history.

Paper Outline

  • European women have a lot smile for as compared to their counterparts around the world.

    • The life conditions in Europe is favorable for the women

  • The women have gone through several and adaptations both politically and socially in their lives

    • The women have rose to great heights of political and social power

    • Many women in Europe today occupy higher positions of prestige and power that would have been unthinkable five decades ago.

  • Together, European women have reasons to celebrate

    • The women are more educated than their male counterparts

    • The women command significant economic power

  • Regardless of the important achievements, actual equality for the women is yet to be achieved

Thesis Statement&shy- The historyof European women being a significant topic, this paper will explorethe social, cultural, labor, legal, and other statuses of Europeanwomen, comparing the developments and traditions with those of otherwomen worldwide. While at it, the paper will be focusing onconvergence in the theme of European women and their history.

Discussion

  • Women have always fought for their social and political rights. Examples of these women include Antoinette of France, German Merkel Angela, Catherine from Russia, as well as other European women

  • Some of them have rose to the top by employing various tactics and events.

  • European women are better off in in several elements as compared with others.

  • Individual women occupy higher offices of politics and power, but only 23% of or representatives in the parliament are held by women.

  • Women only make up 11% of top management of Europe’s corporate world leadership.

  • The reflection on the living and working conditions of European women

    • The living and working conditions of women vary throughout the history but are linked to cultures and varied socio-political processes.

    • Various activities carried out in the domestic surroundings of women, and incorporated in their socio-political life forms the basis of organized movements of European women who claim their will as citizens and create a new conformation of gender models.

  • Work and women employment in Europe from a current point of view.

    • History of European women’s work and employment.

    • A general view of methodological and theoretical norms of women’s productive and reproductive activities.

    • Description and explanations of professional experience of women.

    • Highlights and discussion of the fundamental role played by various European systems of social protection in the development of social organizations corresponding to “differentialist” or “egalitarian”

    • European women share several experiences that are comparable in the employment industry.

    • Comparative analysis of the working conditions

  • Analysis of European women and family

    • The position of women in the family as a citizenship issue

    • The relationship between European women and families, and the benefits and rights provided by the states to the citizens.

    • Outstanding issues that need legislation

  • The situation of European women in the political arena.

  • The role of European state’s policies in promoting gender equality

  • Historical developments of the involvement of women in politics

  • European women encounter many issues and challenges in their political lives.

  • Women have used utilized many possibilities and strategies to transform politics and to change the political decision-making conditions.

Conclusion

  • Restatement of the thesis statement

    • The history of European women being a significant topic, we explored the social, cultural, labor, legal, and other statuses of European women, and compared the developments and traditions with those of other women worldwide, by focusing on convergence in the theme of European women and their history.

  • Summary of all the points

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