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Following Gender in the workplace through History.
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on Apr 17, 2011
Last updated: 04/20/11 at 04:44 PM
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April 2011 Hawaii State Senate passed employment protections based on gender identity and expressions by a 22-2 vote.
90 women serve in the U.S. Congress.
The late 1970's saw women flooding colleges and graduate schools, pursuing professional degrees such as medicine, law, dental, business.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 helps to protect all people from discrimination
Equal Pay Act of 1962 helps protect women from experiencing discrimination in the workplace.
This period saw women continuing to work after marriage and beginning to attend college and graduate school.
This era saw the elimination of Marriage Bars thus allowing women to work even after they got married.
The "Independent Female worker" mostly young unmarried women.
Elizabeth Blackwell became the first Female Medical Doctor in the modern era. Graduated first in her class from Geneva Medical College in NY.