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The figures prove that women are making tremendous strides in achieving careers in a variety of fields that were almost exclusively the domain of men. This much heralded progress, spurred by the feminist movement and the rejection of conventional and oppressive gender roles, has spanned tens of thousands of years of sexual subjugation and has demonstrated that women can succeed at any occupation equally as nicely men. However, as married women with children have moved into the role of (in many cases dominant) wage earner, they have left behind a vacuum where the task of homemaker use to be. In Western working class culture there are mounting opposition and obstacles to choosing the job of raising children and taking care of the household. This reversal of ailments, pushing women out of the role they were formerly forced into, can also have ill impacts on society. The use of homemaker was naturally placed upon girls early in human history, presumably due to the vulnerability of human biology. In other creatures, pregnancy and child birth normally does not leave the mother in a condition of endangered mobility as is the case in human pregnancy. Our primitive ancestors, sustaining themselves through hunting and collecting, wouldn't likely have placed pregnant girls in the role of as strenuous an activity as searching. The part of rearing kids and taking care of the home could then have justifiably been passed on to women. Arguably, the competitive and dominant nature of the male gender, demonstrated by modern apes for whom we share the closest biological connection, would have been a force practiced by our ancestors to kept girls in this role of subservience. In our society, where our biological makeup and physical skills have really lit...