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11 Things That Only Used to Be Legal for Women and Not Men

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Men Not Need Apply

Since pretty much the beginning of time, save for a few cultures, men have used their strength, size, and privilege to take on more dominant roles in society, often pushing women to the wayside.

Whether keeping them in homes, nunneries, or schools, women were very rarely allowed to join men for normal social functions, nonetheless lead their own lives or careers. But that didn’t stop them from enjoying their own special privileges as well.

From ancient times to modernity, certain places, professions, and laws have entirely benefitted women while ignoring the equal rights of men. Be it marriage, work, or even drinking alcohol, some of these women-only laws will open up your eyes to some of society’s strangest divides!

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