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Victorian Era Women Who Revolutionized Women's Rights

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by flutterby, May 23, 2017.

  1. flutterby

    flutterby Active Member

    • In Victorian England, a woman surrendered all her rights from the moment she married. (Queen Victoria exempt.)
    • All monies from her family and odd jobs went to her husband as soon as she married.
    • Separated wives had no right to their children
    • Caroline changed the law and enacted the Divorced Act, 1857

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