A-woman-s-place-is-in-the-home definition

The idiom "A woman’s place is in the home" is defined as an old phrased that is attributed to the Greeks, specifically Aeschylus, the playwright, in 467 B.C.: “Let the women stay at home and hold their peace.” The idiom has filtered down to different countries over the centuries, in 19th century magazines (geared toward women): "A woman’s place is in the bosom of her family." Feminism has largely put this creaky old expression to rest, but it still pops up now and then. Needless to say, the phrase isn’t much used in any serious form today, at least in Western societies.

An example of "A woman’s place is in the home" is the phrase used by the anti-Feminism movement during the 1960's.

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