Becoming a CNA was easy for Daphne, but the career had its disadvantages. When after one year as a CNA, in a nursing home, she was accused of an act she did not commit. With an abuse offense behind her license, she was terminated and had to find another job. Always being written up for the negative things that take place on the job is another obstacle Daphne faced. Daphne had been written up and reported several times for having to leave the job to get to her kids for whatever reasons.
In the eighteenth century most children were not receiving the best education. Women were being undermined in these institutions and it forced them and their children to look for other alternatives. In Margaret’s case, the readers get a sense that their economic life was difficult. Her husband and daughter, Mabel had to go to work in factories in order to meet ends meet. This is a new beginning where women left their houses to go and find jobs, “Job opportunities for women were better in the United States, particularly Massachusetts, the cradle of industrialization in North America.” In Margaret’s case readers get an insight of the middle class and working class family.
Throughout Adelaide Hoodless's life she has made many contributions to Canada. One of the major ones was that she organized the first school for women, Household Science School, which opened in September 1895 (Adelaide Hunter Hoodless 1875-1910, n.d. pg.1). She believed that it was unfair only boys could go on to higher standards while girls had to stay home and do household work all day. So with this, Adelaide also became the co-founder of many organizations such as the National Council of Women (NCW), Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) (Stamp, 03/25/08, pg.1). She also nationalized the Young Women’s Christian Association also known as Y.W.C.A and was the founder of Women’s Institutes (ibib).
At the age of seven Hildegard was placed under the tutelage of Jutta, the Abbess at Disibodenberg Monastery. At this convent she was given opportune to be educated and also gain positions in leadership, which she did after the death of her long personal advisor Jutta, the one person she confined in about her visions that started at the early age of three. After taking Jutta's place as magistra, Hildegard waited till l the later age of forty two to reveal her gift of pain to the population around her. It was from this expression of God’s voice that the “Blessed Hildegard” went on to live up to her name and achieve the goals she didn’t imaging
This paper provides a critical analysis of primary sources, such as publications, diaries and letters by the battlefield nurses and secondary sources addressing the involvement of women nurses (battlefield angels) in the American civil war. Battlefield Nurses during the Civil War Volunteer nurses were invaluably resourceful during the civil war by providing aid and comfort to wounded as well as sick soldiers. At the beginning of the national struggle, the nursing profession was dominated by men due to the consideration that women were too frail to handle the severities of administering to the wounded and sick. The insufficient medical supplies and insufficient medical treatment in
Unlike Florence Nightingale who was asked to go there, she went there herself to help. When Florence Nightingale first arrived she worked in the Turkish hospital Scutari. The hospital was dirty, disease ridden and overcrowded. There was not the right equipment either.
They contributed by knitting warm clothing and making bandages for distribution by the military. They also organized committees such as the Canadian Patriotic Fund to send food parcels, cards & letters overseas. Women also even began pressing poster campaigns to patriotic mothers, wives, and girlfriends. Here are some words from the women: …. “We ask you in justice to those noble women who have already answered the call by giving their sons, husbands, or sweethearts to the cause—is it reasonable or fair that you should keep your men-folk from doing their duty?”....  The women are basically trying to convince the women to send their beloved to war.
St. Lucy STORY St. Lucy is known for being a woman of bravery and strength. At an early age, her father died. Lucy was left alone with her mother, who was suffering from dysentery for about four years. Lucy vowed that her life would be lived in accordance to serving Christ. Lucy’s mother, Eutychia, tried to arrange a marriage for her with a pagan.
McClung was a representative of Canadian women, a mother, wife, an author, one who involved herself in many volunteer activities and worked hard toward female equality in the political stream. From one of the readings ‘Ever a Crusader’ by Veronica Strong-Boag she states: “Nellie McClung was an activist: a prominent crusader in the successful drives for female enfranchisement in Manitoba and Alberta, a nationally known feminist and social reformer, an MLA in Alberta.” Strong-Baog names her article ‘Ever a Crusader’: Nellie McClung, First-Wave Feminist, stating McClung’s vigorous campaigns within politics on her forays for equal rights in Western Canada. She fought for women’s right to vote and joined many human rights organizations, standing up for what she believed in. McClung was not only known as a political activist but also as a talented and famous Canadian author writing “sixteen books and numerous articles” (Strong-Boag, 1997). Nellie McClung wrote on various “topics ranging from marriage, suffrage, war, balancing a career and family, and women’s role in the church” (Heritage Community Fondation).
Her mother endured 18 pregnancies before she died of tuberculosis at the age of 49. (Plant, R. 2010) Because of her mother’s death and her father’s inability to support a large family Margaret associated large families with ill-health and poverty, and small families with prosperity and progress. Margaret first became a teacher, but that did not suit her. In 1902 she completed her training and became a nurse. By age 23 she was married and within months she was repeating her mother’s history.