During the second quarter of this century women have changed considerable. They have become good looking smart educated well dressed and fashionable.
Modern women put on fashionable dresses. Many of them apply powder on their faces and lipsticks on their lips. They mover here and there with hand bags in their hands or on their shoulders. They have adopted new methods of combing hair. While ultra modern women are robbed haired. Some women put on pyjamas or trousers and shirts.
Education is spreading rapidly among women. Hence they have become bold. They stand for social and economic freedom from men. Hence they have become doctors, teachers, nurses, journalists and film actresses. Recently women have joined police force. Some of them even undergo military training.
In the sphere of sports women have not lagged behind. Of course they do not sine out in games like cricket or football but they have made their mark in badminton and tennis.
Modern women take part in social service and welfare work. In all work of humanity they are in the forefront. They collect funds for the victims of flood famine or epidemic.
They are not slow in helpless women and children. They have established their own councils to carry on their work. Even in the field of politics modern women rival men. They become front rank organizers of political parties and become members of municipalities or corporations and legislatures.
Modern women stand in utter contrast of old type women. They were obedient as slaves and hard working as laborers. They were found day and night in the house and kitchen bearing and bringing up a line of children and duty bound to look after the comforts of their master. The husband but now the tables are turned. Now the mission of woman is not submission. She wants equality of status and rights. The modern woman is in revolt. This is all right so far as it goes but do not blindly whatever man does in order to show that they are equal to men is sometimes absurd.
Women have got physical limitations. They have got weak constitution and hence get easily tired. They cannot put in more work for a long time. Hence women cannot rival men in all spheres of life.
Modern women have made rapid progress. It is a great thing and a good thing. They should certainly have equal rights and status. At the same time they should not forget that their main role in life is of sweetness grace art and protection.