Women in mythology considering their limited role in actual society there is a surprisingly strong cast of female characters in greek religion and mythology athena, the goddess of wisdom and patron of athens stands out as a powerful figure blessed with intelligence, courage and honour. To compare and contrast women's roles in new england with the women living in the south, one must be able to identify where said women's roles came from at this period of time, it wasn't socially acceptable for a woman to be anything other than what her mother was. Women also began to use their talents to gain political power where they could not have in the classical period and they were also more so used in passive roles, for instance in political marriages, such as that between berentice and antiochus. The role of women in judaism is determined by the hebrew bible, the oral law (the corpus of rabbinic literature), by custom, and by cultural factors although the hebrew bible and rabbinic literature mention various female role models, religious law treats women differently in various circumstances. The role of women in society has been greatly overseen in the last few decades but now are coming to a more perspective to people in the early days women were seen as wives who were intended to cook, clean, and take care of the kids they were not allowed to vote while men took care of having jobs.
Comparing the role of women in their eyes were watching god and go tell it on the mountain - role of women in their eyes were watching god and go tell it on the mountain literature is a reflection of the community from which it comes. Unlike greek women, etruscan women were literate, participated in religious rituals, dinned with their husbands, and attended symposiums because there is little literary evidence from the etruscans and from other greek and latin sources, spivey examines archaeological evidence from tombs and houses. Hindu women make up 07% of the us population and 15% of the world population of the entire religious group of hinduism, 38% are female, relating to another interesting fact, that women in.
The role of women has changed dramatically over the last few thousand years, and some things are now very different for women from what they were before however, there are also some similarities between the role of women in ancient athens and the role of women today. The roles for women although later pushed to the side, women in early christian communities often owned the 'house churches' where congregations gathered to worship.
Daily life for women in the early 1800s in britain was that of many obligations and few choices some even compare the conditions of women in this time to a form of slavery women were completely controlled by the men in their lives. In conclusion women of all three religions were historically not given the value and respect that men were, but have all gained new status and roles in their religion women throughout history have played different roles in different religion, but most of the time women were submissive to men. The role of women in business - comparing china and india recent research has shown that businesses benefit from having women in leadership roles because they bring diversity and complementary management styles to boardrooms, c-suites, and management teams.
Overall status of women in africa african women have always been active in agriculture, trade, and other economic pursuits, but a majority of them are in the informal labour force in 1985, women's shares in african labour forces ranged from 17 per cent, in mali, to 49 per cent in mozambique and tanzania (world bank, 1989. The exact role and status of women in the roman world, and indeed in most ancient societies, has often been obscured by the biases of both ancient male writers and 19-20th century ce male scholars, a situation only relatively recently redressed by modern scholarship which has sought to more. The roles for women in both sparta and athens had similarities and difference, but sparta's women had more rights than women in athens women in athens had little to no rights they could not own land, vote, and their primary role were to be the housekeepers.
Their key purpose was to look for a husband, give birth and take care of their husbands through out their entire lives it was a taboo for a woman to remain single in fact, single women were scorned and pitied by the society. Women the role of women in muslim society has changed significantly in the centuries since islam began in arabia in the early 600s their position has varied with shifting social, economic, and political circumstances. -it would be inappropriate to say that their role have changed, but instead they have taken new roles along with the role they used to play earlier women earlier had the role of home maker alone, now they are the bread earner and home maker together. Role of women in things fall apart and heart of darkness women were once little more than slaves to their male betters some women might have been respected, but their places were limited to roles as wives and mothers.