Impact of the 1960's ( Short-term or Long-lasting) (Women's Role…
Impact of the 1960's ( Short-term or Long-lasting)
Disadvantages could include the immigrants taking jobs from people who have lived in the country a long time.It can overpopulate an area, causing people to become homeless
A country with a stationary population pyramid can benefit from high immigration because it adds to the working class
what causes immigration is people wanting to leave their countries to move to a new country to try and live what they think is a better life
Fertility and Marriage
While the baby boom lasted until 1965, and fertility rates were high, the development of the birth control pill was fundamental in dropping the fertility rate.
In 1968, Canada’s first unified divorce law was passed. At that time, divorce became easier to obtain like on the basis of a matrimonial offence
In 1950, the average age for first marriage for men was 28 years and for women was 26 years
Between Second World War and 1965, several young couples started to have children
Families then decided to not have children due to the depression, which was then followed by the war.
Almost exactly 9 months after World War 2 ended, the number of babies born increased drastically
Women's fashion also started to break the old rules of presentation and began to change as their role in society changed.
Although they were getting paid half as much as what the men were getting paid and did not have absolute equal rights, this was the time when changes in women's role started to develop slowly
During the 1960's a greater importance for women's rights in workplaces and even at home, started to show.
Made a difference in social values of the baby boomer youth, religious beliefs, and traditional values.
It is known as the first step in the growing strength of the women's movement
The pill was introduced in 1961, which was a new contraceptive device used by women.
Women's Role at Home and Work
Women were entering the paid workforce but made up only 1/3 of the workforce
Contraceptives were announced, so women did not always have to have unexpected birth.
Women still didn't have equal rights as men and has to fight for it
Less women were at home as housemaids
Women had a more active role in the workforce and were usually working.