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Hello.

I am doing a paper for my English class (other voices, which is a class that studies women and minority authors) on the roles of women in todays society, and was wondering if you could answer a few questions for me.

1. Name and occupation

2. Why are you a feminist?

3. What are the roles of women in today's society?

4. What should the roles of women be? Why?

5. Do you think these roles can be achieves? How?

5. What/who influences women's roles? Why?

7. How have women's roles changed over the past 100 years? Have they change for better or for worse? Why?

If you have any further comments or questions for me, I would greatly appreciate them

Thank you for giving me your time. Your answers will greatly benefit my paper.

Sincerely,

Courtney

Courtney,

Here are my answers:

1. Name and occupation -- Amy Richards, writer, activist, consultant.

2. Why are you a feminist? Because I see some people having a greater advantage over others and I don't believe that's the way it has to be.

3. What are the roles of women in today's society? It all depends on the women -- and given the above observation it varies greatly.

4. What should the roles of women be? Why? They should vary depending on the individual woman, but the common theme should be that they feel entitled to choose whatever they want.

5. Do you think these roles can be achieves? How? Yes, by individuals challenging themselves to want more and by others stepping back and making way for others.

5. What/who influences women's roles? Why? A combination of societal expectations and individuals.

7. How have women's roles changed over the past 100 years? Have they changed for better or for worse? Why? Again, it depends on the individual.

Good luck,

- Amy