Roles of women and children

By: Elise Durrant, Alex Holgin, Cindy Ho.



Women found work outside the home due to the rise of Industry. Children worked long hours in mines and factories.

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Economic Advantages

The economy had flourished because of all the new jobs being taken by women and children workers.

Economic disadvantages

-Education not seen as a priority

-Childhood ruined

-Children didn't make as much $ as women and women made less $ than men.

-Sickness and diseases because of working in mines and factories.

Overall impact on Society

-Growth of city population

-Opportunities of making money with more jobs

-Children now days don't have to work

-Education is valued and taught


-Women are paid more than they were then

-Childhoods aren't ruined and they are longer

-Child labor laws