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What was the condition of women in France before the revolution?

Answer :

The condition/role of the women in France before the revolution is stated in the points below

i. All women were classified as passive citizens. They did not have voting powers.


ii. They worked as seamstresses or laundresses, sold flowers fruits and vegetables or worked as domestic servants.


iii. They were paid lower than their male counterparts.


iv. They looked after their children, did the cooking, fetched water and queued up for bread.


v. Most women did not have access to education or Job training. Only daughters of wealthy parents could study at a convent, after which they were married off.


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