Turning the Tide—How World War II Impacted the Working Class Women

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On March 8th we proudly celebrate International Women’s Day to acknowledge the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. On this day we are reminded of the strides that we have made when it comes to fighting gender disparity and gender norms. One such stride dates back to World War Two, when women were thrust into the harsh realities of war and forced to…