Women In WW1

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Social Studies
World War I

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Women In WW1

Working in munitions factories was dangerous. The womens' skin often turned yellow due to overexposure to TNT

260,000 women were employed as farmers, providing food for their country in the mens' absence

Women had many roles in WWI, whether it was as a nurse, munitions factory worker, aircraft worker, farmer or administration staff for the Navy or Air Force

This was a pivotal time in women's history. Everyone took notice that women could easily master men's jobs.

Canadian Nurses, nicknamed Bluebirds, gave compassion and live-saving aide to the thousands of injured soldiers

Women In WW1

In Canada, the Conscription Crisis of 1917 resulted in some women being granted the right to vote. This was a significant step foreward in women's rights



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