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Essay | The contemporary women's movement and Betty Friedan

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The contemporary women's movement and Betty Friedan

Summary: It is about the famous feminist author Betty Friedan and her connection with the contemporary women's movement also known as feminism. Not yet finished, any suggestions?
    In 1963 a feminist author named Betty Friedan wrote a famous book named The Feminine Mystique in 1963 with over 5 million copies sold by 1970. Since then Friedan has written many books and is still writing books on feminism her latest is It Changed My Life. Friedan is considered a large inspiration to the contemporary women's movement. Friedan first became interested in women's rights when she covered a story about labor disputes for her newspaper the Federated Press, New York where she was a freelance journalist. She quickly realized that women were being paid less than men are for the same jobs. When Friedan had children with her husband Carl Friedan it became apparent to her that it was not possible or acceptable at the time for women to have both a family and have a career.

Soon after leaving her job as a...

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