Women’s Roles in Russia

My research focused on the work of women activists in Russia, but this comprises only a small portion of the women in that country.  Due to the highly patriarchal nature of Russian society, women are often relegated to less prominent positions both socially and professionally.  Never reaching equal footing with their male counterparts.  This is compounded by the paradox that Russian women very often find themselves saddled with a great deal more responsibilities due to abysmally low life expectancy for Russian men.

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