13 Things Women Were Not Allowed to Do (and How We’ve Changed That)

Women have made huge strides in the fight for equality, and sometimes we take for granted all the monumental achievements  that have been accomplished. That’s why it is important to take a look back, and recognize the progress that has been made. So, let’s all collectively take immense pride in — these (seemingly basic!) 13 things that females were not always allowed to do.

1Get Birth Control

The advent of birth control was a big part of the Women’s Liberation movement of the 1960s. It wasn’t until then that women could really take control of whether or not they wanted to have children. The pill was approved by the FDA in May 1960.