Woman and Labour

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Author: Olive Schreiner (Ralph Iron)
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,553 / 162 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 13.2
LoC Category: GN
Downloads: 560
mnybks.net#: 6174
Origin: gutenberg.org
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gaged in domestic labour; toward that vast and always increasing body of women, who as modern conditions develop are thrown out into the stream of modern economic life to sustain themselves and often others by their own labour; and who yet are there bound hand and foot, not by the intellectual or physical limitations of their nature, but by artificial constrictions and conventions, the remnants of a past condition of society. It is largely this maladjustment, which, deeply studied in all its ramifications, will be found to lie as the taproot and central source of the most terrible of the social diseases that afflict us.

The fact that for equal work equally well performed by a man and by a woman, it is ordained that the woman on the ground of her sex alone shall receive a less recompense, is the nearest approach to a wilful and unqualified "wrong" in the whole relation of woman to society today. That males of enlightenment and equity can for an hour tolerate the existence of this inequality has seemed t

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