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Women of paleolethic times


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  • 1. Women in Paleolithic Times
  • 2. Presented to: Miss Mehreen Mansoori Presented By: Salman Alam (23) Noor-ul-Ain (05) Javeria Anam (22) Mazhar Iqbal (21) M. Atif Naeem(28)
  • 3. About Paleolithic time
  • 4. Paleolithic time It was the time period 3.4 million years back The starting time period of human beings This is also known as stone age
  • 5. Existing Societies o Hunting & gathering society
  • 6. Way of living o No proper family system o They live in bands & groups oThey live in caves o They live a nomadic life
  • 7. Concept of Gender o Not as such socially constructed concept of gender o No gender based discrimination o There was relatively “equality” b/t both of the sexes
  • 8. Division of labor o They work on the base of there needs & abilities o There was no limitations for a specific sex o There was cooperation
  • 9. Role of women
  • 10. Role of women o Men go for hunting, while o Women job was gathering, preserving and storing food stuff
  • 11. o Men don’t go for hunting on regular basis o So they provide 20% of nourishment, While o Women regularly produce 80 % of the food consumed by Gathering o & they also look after their children. Women work more than Men
  • 12. Role of Women in Socialization oThe main credit for creating language and social organization goes to women Because; oChildren basically learn their words from their mothers first. oChildren were more attached with females
  • 13. Representation of older Women
  • 14. Venus of Willendrof oA sculpture of a pregnant women was discovered in Willendrof a village near Austria oShows that how women look like oThat shows the fertility of women in that age
  • 15. Achievements of Women
  • 16. Inventor of Tools o Women invent tools before men, which were made of bones & stones. o Hunting was later development than gathering.
  • 17. Artwork
  • 18. Pottery
  • 19. Sewing Knitting &Weaving
  • 20. Positive & negative aspects
  • 21. Positive aspects oThere was no as such gender discrimination oMutual Cooperation oThere were less issues b/w men and women oWomen were not suppressed oThere was no ownership of women oNo command or exploitation of women Labor
  • 22. Negative Aspects oNo proper family system oNo respect status of men and women oThere was not much love and affection
  • 23. Conclusion oEquality in both Genders oContentment oStatus of Women in History
  • 24. Any Question
  • 25. T H E E N D
  • 26. Thanks…………………………………………………..