Revolutionary events of 1917 left no sphere of life in Russia unaffected and played a crucial role in altering the status of a woman in a newborn state. Gender standards existed in Russian imperialistic society became irrelevant what lead to an establishment of a new value system. After the revolution, men and women were equated in civil rights by law.
Even though the new rules were not always abided in practice, they definitely led to significant changes in societal attitudes towards women. From this moment on, they would be perceived as fully-fledged builders of communism. Continue reading