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<;The tragedy'of the situation is that whilst we have forced these millions

of women to walk along the wage-earn-ing road, we have not unbound their •feet! By continuing to brand the women the social inferior of the man, unworthy of any! share in the direction of the country, upon the economic; development of which we have made her 'directly dependent; By providing ' for lier much less technical training' and higher education .than for the boy; by : telling her that she has slighter faculties and smaller needs, and that nothing but toil of routine character, as Mrs Wu P. Reeves points out, from the more •remunerative occupations—perhaps in order to .wake > her acquiesce in what Sir Almroth Wright: calls 'woman's intrinsically inferior money -earning. capacity'—man has made woman not merely into a wage-earner, but, taken as a whole, <in the world of labour, unfortunately, 'also into, a 'blackleg,' insidiously undermining the wages of man himself. ; . . :

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BARRING HER OUT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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BARRING HER OUT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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